The Connecticut Department of Labor recently issued final, proposed amended regulations, which make several amendments to existing regulations concering the job-protected leave aspects of the state's Paid Family and Medical Leave Act.
On March 21, 2022, the Oregon Bureau of Labor and Industries (BOLI) adopted a permanent rule, effective April 1, 2022, that expands the reasons employees can use leave under Oregon’s paid sick and safe leave law during a public health emergency.
Bill 19 addresses issues raised after the province’s Employment Standards Act (ESA) was amended to entitle eligible employees in the province to eight personal illness or injury leave days—five paid and three unpaid—commencing January 1, 2022.
California’s Labor Commissioner has updated its FAQs concerning 2022 COVID-19 supplemental paid sick leave (CPSL), answering some of employers’ more pressing questions about how this year’s more unique law operates.
On March 3, 2022, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania’s City Council adopted and sent to the mayor (who we expect to sign) Bill # 220051-A, an ordinance requiring covered employers to provide paid “COVID-19 Leave.”
Nearly two-and-a-half years after it was originally proposed, the Allegheny County Council passed a Paid Sick Leave law to require employers to provide certain employees in Allegheny County with up to 40 hours of paid sick time per year.