This eligibility tool has not yet been updated with information on the 2021 Supplemental Paid Sick Leave law signed by Governor Gavin Newsom on March 19, 2021. Please check back soon!

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California Paid Sick Leave: Eligibility Navigator

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Use this tool to see if you qualify for COVID 19 Related Supplemental Paid Sick Leave under California Law.

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Am I eligible?

Answer a few simple questions:


We do not ask for your name or any other personal details.

How much paid sick leave can I take in California related to COVID-19?

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Up to 80 hours.

When did this law take effect?

April 16, 2020

Food Sector Workers of Employers with 500+ Employees

September 19, 2020

Any Worker of Employers with 500+ Employees

Certain healthcare workers and first responders of employers of any size that are not covered by federal laws