What Are the Sick Time Laws in My Area?

If you have questions about a sick time laws 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 a few 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 leave us a message.

State City/State Agency Resources
California State of California


San Diego

San Francisco

Connecticut State of Connecticut
District of Columbia Washington, D.C.
Massachusetts State of Massachusetts
New Jersey State of New Jersey
New York New York City
Oregon Eugene


Pennsylvania Philadelphia
Washington Seattle



This article provides general information and shouldn’t be construed as legal, benefits, or HR advice. Benefits and insurance regulations may change over time and may vary by location and employer size. So, please consult a licensed broker or appropriately certified expert for advice specific to your business’s benefits options.