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2015-2016 Regular Session - HB 824
"The Paid Sick Leave Act"; enact
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Title 34 of the O.C.G.A., relating to labor and industrial relations, so as to require all employers to implement paid sick leave for employees; to specify purposes for which paid sick leave may be taken and the rate at which paid sick leave accrues; to require advance notice of intention to use sick leave under certain circumstances; to provide for verification of the need for sick time in certain circumstances; to provide for record keeping; to prohibit discrimination against an employee for inquiring about or using paid sick leave; to make a violation of an unlawful practice subject to the jurisdiction of the Department of Labor; to authorize a civil action for any violation; to provide a short title; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Jan/26/2016 - House Second Readers
Jan/25/2016 - House First Readers
Jan/22/2016 - House Hopper