Paid Sick Days

Paid Sick Days

Jul 1, 2020 | Fact Sheet | CLASP

A tracker of compiled amended, expanded or newly passed paid sick laws in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, outlining the eligibility and details of each leave policy.

May 12, 2020 | Fact Sheet | CLASP

On March 18, 2020, Congress passed the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA), providing some employees up to 10 paid sick days and up to 12 weeks of family leave (with 10 of the weeks paid), in addition to other critical measures. This was the first time Congress required federal paid leave for private sector workers—an important first step in ensuring workers earning low wages have access to these benefits during the COVID-19 pandemic.  Along with other 

May 6, 2020 | Fact Sheet

The COVID-19 pandemic is having devastating implications for workers earning low wages and their families. Learn more about CLASP's work in responding to COVID-19.

Apr 29, 2020 | Fact Sheet | CLASP

This is a template fact sheet on the Emergency Paid Sick Leave Act and Emergency Family and Medical Leave Expansion Act provisions in the Families First Coronavirus Relief Act (as amended by the CARES Act), and as interpreted by the U.S. Department of Labor. The fact sheet includes: 

Apr 14, 2020 | Testimony/Comments | CLASP

CLASP worked with our partners to send the U.S. Department of Labor this letter from over 100 organizations urging it to re-consider parts of its regulation that undermine the paid sick and paid leave provisions in the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA). On March 18, 2020, Congress passed the FFCRA, providing some employees up to 10 paid sick days and up to 12 weeks of family leave (10 weeks paid), in addition to other critical measures.

Apr 6, 2020 | Presentation/Webinar | CLASP

This bi-weekly webinar call with CLASP and our partners discussed the overview of the paid leave and paid sick day provisions in the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) and the CARES Act; the overview of the Department of Labor regulation; unemployment insurance updates as well as updates of recent state and locality action on paid sick days and paid family and medical leave. 

 

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