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States and Localities with COVID-19-Related Leave Laws

Updated: Mar 22

IMPORTANT: This page is for COVID-19 informational purposes only because some of the laws may have expired. Photo Credit: Pixaby


Arizona — Fair Wages and Health Families Act

California — Paid Sick Leave, Paid Family Leave, and Supplemental Paid Sick Leave

The requirement to provide 2022 COVID-19 Supplemental Paid Sick Leave will end on September 30, 2022.

Colorado — Healthy Families and Workplaces Act

On July 15, 2022, the federal declaration of emergency was extended again, which may continue for up to 90 days. The right to HFWA COVID-related leave continues until four weeks after all applicable public health emergencies end or are suspended. The earliest the public health emergency leave will end is November 10, 2022.

District of Columbia — COVID-19 Leave Under the DCFMLA and COVID-19 Vaccination Leave

District of Columbia's COVID-19 Vaccination Leave Law will expire on October 1, 2022

Illinois — Employee Sick Leave Act

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Maine — Employment Leaves for Caregivers and Persons Affected by Extreme Public Health Emergency & Earned Paid Leave

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Michigan — Paid Medical Leave

Nevada — Paid Leave, Paid Time Off, and Vaccination Leave

New Jersey — Earned Sick Leave and Family Leave Act

New York — Emergency COVID-19 Paid Sick Leave, Paid Family Leave, and Leave Time for COVID-19 Vaccinations

Oregon — Paid Sick Leave

Rhode Island — Healthy and Safe Families and Workplaces Act

Vermont — Earned Sick Time

Washington — Paid Sick Leave and Family Care Act



Emeryville, California — Paid Sick Leave

Long Beach, California — COVID-19 Paid Supplemental Sick Leave

Los Angeles County, California — COVID-19 Supplemental Paid Sick Leave

Los Angeles, California — COVID-19 Supplemental Paid Sick Leave

Marin County, California — Paid Sick Leave

Oakland, California — Emergency Paid Sick Leave