Work & Family Policy Database
Flexible Use of Sick Leave
Subject: Flexible Use of Sick Leave
Statute/Code Cite: Cal. Lab. Code Sec. 233.
Summary: Workers who earn paid sick days are entitled to use up to 50 percent of their annual allotment for the care of an ill child or other family member.
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