On Monday, a law took effect requiring paid sick leave for all San Francisco employees -- even part-time and temporary workers. The sick leave ordinance, the first of its kind in the U.S., is sweeping in scope and imposes substantial administrative duties on employers, writes attorney Nancy S. Paik. She explains what employers need to know about the law, and suggests steps they can take to update their policies to meet the new standards. Failure to comply will be costly, says Paik.
Don't Let Groundbreaking Sick-Leave Law Become a Headache
February 9, 2007