With the threat of a potential of coronavirus pandemic, staying up to date with sick leave policies is critical for HR management.
[This post was previously published in May 2018. It has been updated and revised to provide the most up-to-date information.]
While the federal government does not require paid family or sick leave, the federal Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) does require eligible employers to provide unpaid family leave.
However, paid family leave and paid sick days are required in a number of states, including California.