Together, We as Californians Can Work Safer
Know your workplace rights, responsibilities, and resources.
Do you have questions about how COVID-19 should be handled in the workplace? Want to know about employee rights and protections? Find answers to these questions and more.
Employers can lead the way to a safer workplace and protect their business and workers. Learn how to comply with state and local requirements.
Sharing vital information to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 is a community effort. Use our outreach toolkit to help spread awareness to workers and employers.
COVID-19 Prevention Emergency Temporary Standards
These pages are being updated to reflect the latest revisions of the COVID-19 Prevention Emergency Temporary Standards. The workplace standards were updated in May 2022. The revisions are in effect until December 31, 2022. More information on the recent revisions to the COVID-19 Prevention Emergency Temporary Standards is available on Cal/OSHA's Frequently Asked Questions.
2022 COVID-19 Supplemental Paid Sick Leave Signed into Law February 9, 2022 – retroactive to January 1, 2022.
2022 COVID-19 Supplemental Paid Sick Leave (2022 SPSL) provides covered employees up to 80 hours of COVID-19 related paid leave, with up to 40 of those hours for isolation & quarantine, receiving vaccines, and caring for a child whose school or place of care is closed and up to an additional 40 of those hours available only when an employee, or family member for whom the employee provides care, tests positive for COVID-19.
This site is being updated to include further information on 2022 SPSL. In the meantime, for more information on 2022 SPSL you can review the 2022 SPSL FAQs. Also, to determine if you are eligible to take this leave, please visit the Labor Commissioner’s 2022 COVID-19 California Supplemental Paid Sick Leave Eligibility Navigator.
Learn about benefits for workers
COVID-19 Worker Benefits and Leave Navigator
There are several benefits available to workers impacted by COVID-19. This navigator assesses your eligibility for benefits that can provide job-protected leave or pay related to COVID-19.
Supplemental Paid Sick Leave Eligibility Navigator
The navigator tool helps workers and employers confirm if they are eligible for COVID-19 supplemental paid sick leave (SPSL) by answering short simple questions on the impact COVID-19 is having on an employee’s ability to work.
COVID-19 Employer Portal
The employer portal is a one-stop hub for California employers to quickly find up-to-date state and local county COVID-19 guidance by business industry.