No federal law requires private-sector employers to provide paid leave, unless they are federal contractors subject to Executive Order 13706. However, 11 states — Arizona, California, Connecticut, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Jersey, Oregon, Rhode Island, Vermont and Washington — and the District of Columbia have enacted paid sick leave mandates. Michigan’s law takes effect March 29, 2019.
Employers can download the accompanying article for a chart that tracks key provisions of different jurisdictions’ paid sick leave laws, including:
Future updates will add details about newly enacted paid sick leave laws in other states. This chart focuses on paid sick leave laws; it does not cover other leave mandates, such as: