California Healthy Workplaces Healthy Families Act (HWHFA)

Thermometer and pills on paper marked with Sick Leave labelAs employers know all too well, it is no small task keeping up with California’s State and Local Sick Leave laws. Just as frustrating are California’s many paystub requirements under Labor Code section 226. One paystub requirement that often gets forgotten is the need to include employees’ accrued sick time on paystubs.

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My colleague, Nancy Yaffe, has written two posts (here and here) about California’s newly enacted paid sick leave law – the Healthy Workplace, Healthy Families Act of 2014 (which goes by the phonetically challenging acronym, “HWHF”). Now our colleague, Tyreen Torner, has created a chart comparing HWHF to San Francisco’s Paid

California is now the second state in the nation to implement paid sick-leave state wide (Connecticut is the other). Thankfully for employers, the Healthy Workplaces, Healthy Families Act of 2014 (“HWHF”) will not take effect until July 1, 2015, giving employers some time to plan ahead.

The HWHF is very broad in scope. It covers