AB 3216 addresses the urgent need to enable California to recover from COVID-19, prevent recurring outbreaks, and move toward economic recovery by allowing workers to care for themselves and their families. What does AB 3216 do?
Provides 3 days of emergency paid sick leave to all California workers during a state of public health emergency;
Provide 12 weeks of job-protected emergency family and medical leave for workers in a vulnerable population at high risk of severe illness and for workers who are subject to a quarantine order during a state of emergency;
Provide 12 weeks of job-protected emergency family and medical leave to care for a child, parent, or spouse whose school or care facilities have been closed due to a state of emergency;
Provides a right of recall and retention for workers who have been laid off in the heavily COVID-impacted industries of hotels, airport hospitality, event centers and building services.
Assemblymember Ash Kalra, co-author Assemblymember Lorena Gonzalez
ACLU of California, Legal Aid at Work, California Employment Lawyers Association, Equal Rights Advocates, California Work and Family Coalition, California Labor Federation, and Unite Here
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Bill Status [Active]
Passed - Assembly Floor (06.18.2020)
Approved - Assembly Appropriations Committee (06.03.2020)
Approved - Assembly Labor Committee (05.22.2020)