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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