COVID-19 Guidance and Resources
2022 COVID-19 Supplemental Paid Sick Leave Effective February 19, 2022 – retroactive to January 1, 2022.
2022 COVID-19 Supplemental Paid Sick Leave provides covered employees up to 80 hours of COVID-19 related paid leave. Up to 40 of those hours can be used for isolation and quarantine, receiving vaccines and caring for a child whose school or place of care is closed. The additional 40 hours are available only when an employee, or family member for whom the employee provides care, tests positive for COVID-19. Read more about this supplemental paid sick leave that is available in 2022 in the Labor Commissioner's frequently asked questions.
This site provides California workers and employers with resources and information to learn more about workers' rights and employers' obligations to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 at work.
Remember: Regardless of your immigration status, you have a right to a safe workplace, and to take time off from work with pay if you get sick with COVID-19.
Remember: All employers in California are required to take steps to protect their workers from COVID-19, including updating safety procedures, training employees on infection prevention, and adjusting practices and the workplace to prevent the spread of the virus at work.