Statutory Update: COVID-19 Legislation; New Federal Worksite Posters, PFML and Accrued Paid Leave Updates & More

May 25, 2023

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In this update:

COVID-19 Legislation


Recent Guidance

EEOC Guidance – COVID-19 and Anti-Discrimination Laws (Post-PHE) – updated

State and Local

Emergency Paid Sick Leave
Recently Expired
  • Long Beach, CA COVID-19 Supplemental Paid Sick Leave (SPSL)
  • Los Angeles City, CA COVID-19 Supplemental Paid Sick Leave (SPSL)
  • Los Angeles County, CA Supplemental Paid Sick Leave (SPSL)
  • Puerto Rico Emergency Paid Sick Leave (EPSL)
  • San Francisco, CA Public Health Emergency Leave (PHEL)
  • Seattle, WA Paid Sick and Safe Time for Gig Workers (GW PSST)
Still in Effect
  • Oakland, CA COVID-19 Emergency Paid Sick Leave (EPSL)
  • Colorado Public Health Emergency Leave (PHEL)
  • Nevada Hospitality Workers Paid Leave
  • New York COVID-19 Sick Leave
  • Philadelphia, PA COVID-19 Leave
Side-by-Side EPSL Summary updated

Non-COVID-19 Legislation


Updated Worksite Posters
  • Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993 (FMLA)
  • Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)
Recent Guidance

Providing Urgent Maternal Protections for Nursing Mothers Act (PUMP Act)

State and Local

Paid Family and Medical Leave
  • Colorado Family and Medical Leave Insurance (CO FAMLI) – amendment, base period wages
  • Connecticut Paid Leave (CT PL) – maximum weekly benefit increase June 1, 2023
  • Maryland Paid Family and Medical Leave (MD PFML) – effective date change and amendments
  • Oregon Paid Family and Medical Leave (OR PFML) – potential effective date delay
  • Paid Family Leave as a Class of Insurance
    • Arkansas – new, effective July 30, 2023
    • Tennessee – new, effective January 1, 2024
  • Michigan Tax Incentive for Employers Providing Paid Adoption Leave – delayed
Accrued Paid Leave 
  • Puerto Rico Minimum Wage, Vacation and Sick Leave Act – reversal of 2022 amendments
  • Illinois Paid Leave for All Workers Act – resources
  • Bloomington, MN Earned Sick and Safe Leave – model notice and resources
Other News
  • Colorado Military Leave – amendment
  • Georgia Kin Care – removal of repeal date
  • Georgia Voting Leave – amendment
  • Virginia Leave for Organ and Bone Marrow Donation – new, effective July 1, 2023