Emergency Paid Sick Leave Information

Updated: Apr 27

This information is from the NYS website

Benefits To address the immediate need of employees affected by COVID-19 who are subject to mandatory or precautionary orders of quarantine or isolation, the new law provides the following: Employers with 10 or fewer employees and a net income less than $1 million will provide their workers:

  • Job protection for the duration of the quarantine order

  • Guaranteed access to Paid Family Leave and disability benefits (short-term disability) for the period of quarantine including wage replacement for their salaries up to $150,000. Here's how to apply for Paid Family Leave and disability benefits.

Employers with 11-99 employees and employers with 10 or fewer employees and a net income greater than $1 million will provide their workers


  • At least 5 days of paid sick leave

  • Job protection for the duration of the quarantine order

  • Guaranteed access to Paid Family Leave and disability benefits (short-term disability) for the period of quarantine including wage replacement for their salaries up to $150,000. Here's how to apply for Paid Family Leave and disability benefits.

Employers with 100 or more employees, as well as all public employers (regardless of number of employees), will provide their workers:

  • At least 14 days of paid sick leave

  • Guaranteed job protection for the duration of the quarantine order

The provisions of the quarantine legislation took effect immediately upon the Governor's signature, ensuring that New York workers are able to take advantage of these benefits now. Additional Notes:



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