- The ordinance will become effective July 1, 2017 for employers with 24 or more employees. The effective date is January 1, 2018 for employers with 23 or fewer employees.
- The ordinance requires all employers to provide paid sick leave to employees who work at least 80 hours per year in St Paul.
- Covered employees (part-time, full-time, and temporary) will accrue 1 hour of sick time for every 30 hours worked, up to a maximum of 48 hours per year.
- Employees may rollover unused time from year to year up to a total cap of 80 hours of sick time.
- Employees earn and accrue time as soon as their employment starts, and may start using sick time after their first 90 days of employment.
- Retaliation for using earned sick time is prohibited, and non-compliance with the ordinance is punishable by:
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