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State resources for mandatory sick leave

Tracking sick time off in Gusto

Set up a sick time off policy so you can keep track of time off taken by your employees and pay your team for sick hours when you run payroll. You can set up multiple types of policies to apply to different groups of employees if needed. Policy options include sick policy, limited and unlimited time off policy, or a holiday pay policy

Paid time off balances

Some states, like California, require employers to give their employees updated reports of their unused time off. You can meet this requirement by following the steps in this article. You can also give your employees access to Gusto and give them these instructions for how they can locate this information in Gusto themselves.

State and local resources

If you have questions about a sick leave ordinance for a particular state or city, you can find the answers by contacting the appropriate local authority or reviewing the ordinance online. Below is a list of some states and cities that have passed sick leave ordinances, including links to the specific ordinances or other resources. If you operate in a city or state that requires sick leave and is missing from the list, please let us know.

State City/State Agency Resources
Arizona
California
Colorado
Connecticut
District of Columbia
Illinois
Maine
  • State of Maine
    • First state to offer paid leave—not specific to sick time.
Maryland
Massachusetts
Michigan
Minnesota
Nevada
New Jersey
New Mexico
New York

 

Oregon
Pennsylvania
Rhode Island
Texas
Vermont
Washington

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