Paid Sick Leave Ordinance (PSLO)



  • Statewide Paid Sick Leave Requirements Effective July 1, 2015:  Key provisions of the California Healthy Workplace Healthy Family Act take effect on July 1, 2015. This statewide law does not preempt San Francisco’s local Paid Sick Leave Ordinance. Employers with employees performing work in San Francisco are required to comply with both laws.
  • New! OLSE has released FAQs on the San Francisco PSLO and the State paid sick leave law (PDF) - Published November 17, 2015.




The San Francisco Paid Sick Leave Ordinance became effective on February 5, 2007.  All employers must provide paid sick leave to each employee (including temporary and part-time employees) who performs work in San Francisco.




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