If you pay in California or Massachusetts, this July 1 you joined Connecticut employers in the elite group where paid sick leave plans are now mandatory. Oregon employers will join the club in January 2016.
To get all the details of California’s Healthy Workplace Healthy Family Act, visit http://www.dir.ca.gov/DLSE/ab1522.html
For Massachusetts information, visit http://www.mass.gov/ago/doing-business-in-massachusetts/labor-laws-and-public-construction/earned-sick-time/
For an overview of the Oregon legislation, see https://olis.leg.state.or.us/liz/2015R1/Measures/Overview/SB454
And if you want to see where it all began, you can view the Connecticut details at http://www.ctdol.state.ct.us/wgwkstnd/NoticeSickLeavePoster2014%20.pdf