Paid Sick Leave Ordinance (PSLO)

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  • New Poster for 2017 - The San Francisco Office of Labor Standards Enforcement, in consultation with the State of California Department of Industrial Relations, has released a new PDF iconSan Francisco Paid Sick Leave Poster. This official poster satisfies the notice posting requirements of both the local San Francisco Paid Sick Leave Ordinance and the statewide California Healthy Workplace Healthy Family Act for workplaces in San Francisco. 

 

  • On June 7, 2016, San Francisco voters passed Proposition E, amending the City’s Paid Sick Leave Ordinance (PSLO) to include protections for employees under the PSLO that largely parallel recent State law enactments pertaining to paid sick leave. 
    • The amendment becomes operative on January 1, 2017. The full text of the ballot initiative is here (PDF).
    • The Office of Labor Standards Enforcmenent (OLSE) will be updating our resources and guidance on the Paid Sick Leave Ordinance in the coming months to reflect the amendment.
    • Please contact us at (415) 554-6271 or psl@sfgov.org for more information. 

 

  • 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.

 

Overview
 

2017 Poster ThumbnailThe 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.

     
    • PDF iconPSLO Rules - Rules implementing the San Francisco Paid Sick Leave Ordinance, published May 31, 2007. Advisory: the PSLO Regulations were adopted in 2007 and have not been revised to reflect amendments to the law that are operative as of January 1, 2017.
    • PDF iconSF PSLO FAQs - Published September 28, 2007. Advisory: the PSLO FAQs have not yet been updated to reflect passage of Proposition E, which passed in June 2016 and is operative as of January 1, 2017.
     

     

       

     

                        

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    • PDF icon PSLO Rules - Rules implementing the San Francisco Paid Sick Leave Ordinance, published May 31, 2007. Advisory: the PSLO Regulations were adopted in 2007 and have not been revised since that time. Certain provisions in the Rules are not consistent with the Paid Sick Leave Ordinance ("PSLO"), Administrative Code Chapter 12W. In particular, these Rules have not been updated to reflect amendments to the Ordinance through the passage of Proposition E, which passed in June 2016 and is operative as of January 1, 2017.

     

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