Jersey City Employers - Get Ready to Implement Paid Sick Time Policies

Beginning on January 24, 2014, all private employers in Jersey City must make sick time available to their employees, including part-time and temporary employees who work at least 80 hours in a calendar year. The following summarizes the answers to the most commonly asked questions we have received regarding the Ordinance.

How Much Sick Time Must I Provide To My Employees under the Ordinance?

Employers with 10 or more employees must provide up to 40 hours of paid sick time each year to their employees, including part-time and temporary employees who work at least 80 hours in a year. Employers with fewer than 10 employees must provide unpaid sick time to their employees, including part-time and temporary employees who work at least 80 hours in a year.

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Topics:  Compliance, Employee Rights, Paid Leave, Recordkeeping Requirements, Sick Leave

Published In: Labor & Employment Updates

DISCLAIMER: Because of the generality of this update, the information provided herein may not be applicable in all situations and should not be acted upon without specific legal advice based on particular situations.

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