Bill Status of HB5320 95th General Assembly
Short Description: HEALTHY WORKPLACE ACT
Rep. Julie Hamos - Barbara Flynn Currie - Maria Antonia Berrios - Susana A Mendoza - Karen A. Yarbrough, Cynthia Soto, Elizabeth Hernandez, Luis Arroyo, Edward J. Acevedo, LaShawn K. Ford, Mike Boland, Daniel J. Burke and Greg Harris
| 1/13/2009||House||Session Sine Die|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Healthy Workplace Act. Requires an employer to provide an employee up to 7 sick days with pay during each 12-month period. Provides that an employee may use the sick days care for physical or mental illness, injury, medical condition, professional medical diagnosis or care, or a medical appointment of the employee or a family member. Contains provisions regarding: accrual; certification; notice; responsibilities of employers; unlawful practices; powers and duties of the Department of Labor; violations; penalties; civil liability; severability; and other matters.