Many business owners feel as though operating within the City of Los Angeles is not an easy task and, unfortunately, the City has recently made it even more challenging. As of July 1, 2016, employers covered by both the California Healthy Workplaces, Healthy Families Act of 2014 (more on that here) and the City Ordinances will need to comply with the more generous provisions of the Ordinances. The end result? Employees working in the City of Los Angeles will be entitled to up to 48 hours of paid sick leave per year, nearly twice the amount currently required under California law.
Additional ways in which the Ordinances augment existing California law requirements include:Details