How paid sick time is calculated?

FAQ Answer

Paid sick time is calculated based on the employee’s required compensation and shall not be less than the greater of the following:

  1. The employee’s regular rate of pay
  2. The minimum wage rate in effect
  3. The minimum wage rate in effect for such employee in the applicable State or locality, whichever is greater, in which the employee is employed.

Paid sick time shall not exceed:

  1. $511 per day and $5,110 in the aggregate for a use described in Q 1 (1), (2), or (3)
  2. $200 per day and $2,000 in the aggregate for a use described in Q 1 (4), (5), or (6);