Bloomberg Law
March 28, 2020, 1:20 AM

Los Angeles OKs 2-Week Sick Leave for Workers at Large Companies

Tiffany Stecker
Tiffany Stecker

The Los Angeles City Council passed an ordinance to mandate at least 10 days of supplemental paid sick leave for employees at large companies in the country’s second-largest city.

During an emergency teleconference Friday, the 15-member council voted unanimously in favor of the ordinance, which now goes to Mayor Eric Garcetti’s desk for his consideration.

The ordinance offers 80 hours of paid sick leave to full-time employees, based on the average two weeks of pay between Feb. 3 and March 4. It’s intended to fill the gap in the federal Families First Coronavirus Response Act (H.R. 6201), ...

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