i have a question about labor law regarding when an employee call in sick.
I had to call in sick for 4 days with a medical note. I work a short week. 4 shifts of 12 hours each day then I'm off for the rest of the week. I was only paid for 8 hours each day though I know from other colleagues that when they have a sick call they have been paid for the full 12 hours. I contacted my HR representative and he said. The company reserves the right to cap the numbers of hours on a sick day to 8 or less. I know this is not true because all my other colleagues and my direct manager told me that they were compensated full shift if they call in sick. I don't want to involve them in my fight so they don't get in trouble. Is there anything I can reference to my employer in the California labor code?
Until July 1, 2015, there is no legal requirement for employers to provide paid sick leave. If your employer has a written sick pay policy, you should refer to that for guidance.
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