AB 2017 — Sick Leave: Kin Care (Effective Jan. 1, 2021) AB 2017 provides that when an employee takes sick leave to attend to the illness of a family member, the designation of sick leave is at the sole discretion of the employee. The Labor Commissioner is authorized to enforce Labor Code section 248.1. Employer’s obligation toward sick pay 94. Determination of medical matters DIVISION 7 Vacation Leave 95. 4. Effective January 1, 2000, a new provision has been added to the California Labor Code. (State exemption and specific subsection for exemption):_____ Family and Medical Leave Act, 29 U.S.C. § 2601; California Family Rights Act; New Parent Leave Act; Labor Code 245.5(c) CA Labor Code, Sections 230, 230.1, and 246.5; Labor Code 246.5(c) The employee is exempt from paid sick leave protection by Labor Code §245.5. Separately, Labor Code section 233 (commonly referred to as the “Kin Care” law) requires an employer to allow an employee to use accrued and “available” sick leave (which is the amount that would accrue during a six month period) for the purposes specified in the paid sick leave law. Employer provides no less than 24 hours (or 3 days) of paid sick leave at the beginning of each 12-month period. Certified sick leave 93. ^ Reported on the HZ/OTH field for applicable type hour leave codes (LS, LA, LB, LG, KA, CT) Sick Leave taken to provide care for a family member, make necessary arrangements for the death of a family member, or attend the funeral of a family member Sick Leave taken for the purposes relating to the adoption of a child they will charge employees when they use sick leave, but in no case shall the time increments exceed two hours. Offences in relation to this Division 89. Print. No. ] Interpretation 96. New Questions Concerning the PSL Law. CA Labor Code, Section 246(d) Employers may set reasonable time increments (e.g., 15 minutes, 30 minutes, 1 hour, etc.) 88. Labor Code 246(c) Labor Code 246(j) State of California Department of Labor: Frequently Asked Questions. Sick pay 91. Uncertified sick leave pay 92. Key Requirements of Labor Code Section 248.1. PAID SICK LEAVE AND EXPANDED FAMILY AND MEDICAL LEAVE UNDER THE FAMILIES FIRST CORONAVIRUS RESPONSE ACT WAGE AND HOUR DIVISION UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF LABOR WH1422 REV 03/20 For additional information or to file a complaint: 1-866-487-9243 TTY: 1-877-889-5627 dol.gov/agencies/whd 1. is subject to a Federal, State, or local quarantine or If the Labor Commissioner determines that there has been a violation, hiring entities may be liable for: The dollar amount of paid sick days unlawfully withheld from the employee multiplied by three, or $250, whichever is greater, up to $4,000 total; and This bill amends section 233 of the Labor Code. This bill amends Sections 98.7 and 1102.5 of the Labor Code. 71. (1) After not less than twelve months continuous service and subject to subsection (4) an employee shall be eligible for paid sick leave on the production of a medical certificate from a registered medical practitioner stating the nature … 3. Application DIVISION 6 Sick Leave and Benefits 90. Applicable Employers: Section 248.1 is California’s attempt to make extended paid sick leave available to employees who were ineligible for such leave under the federal Families First Coronavirus Response Act (“FFCRA”). Leave codes identify the types of leave for which pay period or year-to-date information is provided. Provision for sick leave. Labour Code [ 2006.