Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update

April 20, 2020

San Francisco
Mayor Breed signed the Public Health Emergency Leave Ordinance on April 17, 2020.  The ordinance is effective immediately with a current end date of June 17, 2020 (or at the end of the public health emergency).  Covered employers are required to provide the official poster in a manner calculated to reach all employees (posting at job site, sending electronically, and/or posting to web-based or app-based platform).  Over the weekend, the Office of Labor Standards Enforcement released guidance and FAQs.

Useful Guidance

San Diego – Earned Sick Leave COVID-19 Guidelines
San Jose – City of San Jose COVID-19 Paid Sick Leave Ordinance FAQs
The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has posted new Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) regarding COVID-19-Related Tax Credits for Required Paid Leave Provided by Small and Midsize Businesses

We will continue to keep you updated.  If you have any questions, please reach out to

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