All employers, both public and private, are required to provide paid sick leave to their employees, unless exempted (CA Lab. Code Sec. 245 et seq.).
The Healthy Workplaces, Healthy Families Act of 2014 (the Act) requires that covered employers provide paid sick leave for employees for diagnosis, care, or treatment of an existing health condition of, or preventive care for, an employee or an employee’s family member. The Act also requires that paid sick leave be provided to eligible employees who are victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, or stalking.
Covered family members include children, parents, spouses, registered domestic partners, grandparents and grandchildren, and siblings.
Covered children include biological, adopted, or ...