Work & Family Policy Database
Healthy Workplace Act
Subject: Paid Sick Days, Job-Protected Leave
Bill: S. 128/H. 2871
Sponsor: Sandoval (D)
Date Introduced: 01/27/2011, carried over to 2012 session.
In Senate Committee on Labor: Held in Committee: 03/03/2011
Allows all workers one hour of paid sick leave for every 30 hours worked, up to a maximum of seven days annually.
Workers may use the sick leave to recover from an illness, care for a sick family member or attend a medical appointment of their own or of a family member.
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