Amount of Leave
Sick Leave Requirements
Employers with 100 or more employees must provide up to 56 hours of paid sick leave per calendar year.
Employers with 5-99 employees must provide up to 40 hours of paid sick leave per calendar year.
If net income is $1 million or less, employer must provide up to 40 hours of unpaid sick leave. If net income is greater than $1 million, employer must provide up to 40 hours of paid sick leave.
Paid Sick Leave
Accruals, Eligibility, Permitted Uses
Employees begin accruing leave on September 30, 2020. Leave must be accrued at rate not less than one hour for every thirty hours worked.
All private-sector employees in New York State are covered, regardless of industry, occupation, part-time status, and overtime exempt status.