Work & Family Policy Database
Employers Provide Paid Sick Or Medical Leave
Subject: Paid Sick Days, Job-Protected Leave
Bill: H.B. 5466
Sponsor: Lemar (D)
Date Introduced: 01/18/2011
To Joint Committee on Labor and Public Employees: 01/19/2011
Summary: Guarantees all workers one hour of paid sick leave for every 30 hours worked, up to 56 hours per year.
A more limited paid sick leave bill, S.B. 913, was passed into law in 2011.
This database provides short summaries of bills and statutes. The summaries are not intended to constitute legal advice. To find out how laws relate to your particular situation, you must contact a lawyer who specializes in employees’ rights, the Labor Department’s Wage and Hour Division (1-866-4USWAGE), your state labor department and/or your union.