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Earned Paid Sick Time Begins in July

Beginning July 1, 2017, under Arizona’s Fair Wages and Healthy Families Act, employees are entitled to earned paid sick time and accrue a minimum of one hour of earned paid sick time for every 30 hours worked, subject to the following limitations:

  • Employees whose employers have less than 15 employees may only accrue or use 24 hours of earned paid sick time per year.
  • Employees whose employers have 15 or more employees may only accrue or use 40 hours of earned paid sick time per year.

Employers are permitted to select higher accrual and use limits.

Read more about earned paid sick time on the Industrial Commission of Arizona website.