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For California HR folks: I know this is probably super obvious but I want to be sure I’m right… if Company policy states that hourly employees based in California earn 1 hour of PTO for every 40 Hours worked, and the accrued PTO is paid out upon termination, is this policy compliant under CA law?

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Yes, your PTO policy is compliant to CA’s law. 👍🏼

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Yes. PTO needs to be paid out. Even if it was classified as paid sick leave you would be compliant bc there is no legal requirement to pay out PSL.

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Sorry, this should read “every 30 hours worked”… posting during a MOTNF with my ten-week-old

As others have said, that’s all compliant with CA law. Also something to keep in mind… You can’t have a “use it or lose it” policy but you can establish a max accrual.

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