Philadelphia Posts Virus-Related Leave Rules

Nov. 17, 2020, 6:03 PM

Philadelphia regulations for providing covered employees with virus-related paid sick leave were posted by the city.

Most Philadelphia workers are covered under the Covid-19 pandemic paid sick-leave requirement, including gig workers and domestic workers, the city said Nov. 17 in an email. The regulations offer guidance for health-care employers and employers not covered by the federal Families First Coronavirus Response Act.

Philadelphia’s Promoting Healthy Families and Workplaces paid sick-leave law was amended Sept. 9 to compensate specified health-care employees if they contract a communicable disease during a pandemic or epidemic. Health-care employers must provide employees, including health-care professionals and per ...

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