National Partnership for Women & Families

Paid Sick Time

State: Hawaii
Subject: Paid Sick Days
Bill: H.B. 4/S.B. 638
Introduced in House: 01/19/17
Introduced in Senate: 01/20/17
Referred to House Committees on Labor & Public Employment, Finance; Senate Committees on Judiciary & Labor, Ways & Means: 01/23/17
House Committee hearing (scheduled): 02/14/17

Provides employees at businesses of all sizes with one hour of paid sick time per 30 hours worked, up to 56 hours per year. Leave may be taken for the employee's or a family member's illness, or for certain reasons related to a public health emergency. Covered family members include a parent, child, spouse, grandparent, grandchild, sibling, reciprocal beneficiary, or person related by blood or affinity whose close association with the employee is the equivalent of a family relationship. Would take effect on July 1, 2017.

Entry updated as of: February 12, 2017.