Labor Commissioner’s COVID-19 Guidance and Resources

The California requirement to provide Supplemental Paid Sick Leave (SPSL) for COVID-19 related reasons expired on December 31, 2020.  If you have a claim for a violation of the law that occurred prior to December 31, 2020, your claim will be heard. More information on the SPSL expiration is available on the Labor Commissioner’s webpage.

California’s labor laws require employers to pay employees at least the minimum wage, provide meal and rest breaks, pay overtime, and provide paid sick leave. The Labor Commissioner’s Office has posted the following resources to help workers and employers be aware of and comply with changes in the law regarding supplemental paid sick leave during the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Labor Commissioner’s Office has information on how to report labor law violations, educational materials on paid sick leave and other COVID-19 related resources below. We recommend workers and employers review these so that they are aware of their rights and responsibilities under the law.