What are the requirements of paid sick leave?

FAQ Answer

An employer is required to provide paid sick leave to a full-time or part-time employee who is unable
to work (or telework) due to a need for leave because of one of the following circumstances:

  1. The employee is subject to a Federal, State, or local quarantine or isolation order related to COVID–19
  2. The employee has been advised by a health care provider to self-quarantine due to concerns related to COVID-19
  3. The employee is experiencing symptoms of COVID-19 and seeking a medical diagnosis
  4. The employee is caring for an individual who is subject to an order as described in point (1) or has been advised as described in point (2)
  5. The employee is caring for a son or daughter, of such employee, if the school or place of care of the son or daughter has been closed, or the childcare provider of  such son or daughter is unavailable due to COVID–19 precautions
  6. The employee is experiencing any other substantially similar condition specified by the Secretary of Health and Human Services in consultation with the Secretary of the Treasury and the Secretary of Labor. Except that an employer of an employee who is a health care provider or an emergency responder may elect to exclude such employee from the application of this subsection.