Westchester County, NY’s Earned Sick Leave Law will go into effect April 10, 2019.
The Law mandates that “covered employees of an employer with five or more employees earn, at a minimum, up to 40 hours of paid sick time in a year.
Employers with fewer than five employees must provide up to 40 hours of unpaid sick leave”.
Regarding the acrrual and carryover of earned sick time, Epstein Becker Green states that:
Under the Law, employees will accrue one hour of sick time for every 30 hours worked, up to a maximum of 40 hours of earned sick leave in a year. Accrual begins at the commencement of employment or 90 days after the Law goes into effect, whichever is later.
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The information included in this blog post originally appeared in an article from Epstein Becker Green on November 1, 2018, written by Susan Gross Sholinsky, and Nancy Gunzenhauser Popper.