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File #: 21-063    Version: 1
Type: Strategic Support Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 12/22/2020 In control: City Council
On agenda: 1/5/2021 Final action:
Title: COVID-19 Paid Sick Leave Ordinance.
Attachments: 1. Memorandum, 2. Supplemental Memorandum, 1/4/2021, 3. Memorandum, 12/9/2020, 4. Memorandum from Carrasco, Esparza, Arenas, 12/11/20, 5. (a) Ordinance, 6. (b) Ordinance, 7. Letter from Assemblymember Kalra, 8. Letters from the Public

...Title

COVID-19 Paid Sick Leave Ordinance.

...Recommendations

(a) Adopt an urgency ordinance that:

 (1) Continues, retroactive from January 1, 2021 through June 30, 2021, the paid sick leave benefits that had been provided under the expired federal Emergency Paid Sick Leave Act and the COVID-19 Paid Sick Leave Ordinance;

 (2) Adds a private right of action to enforce the benefits;

 (3) Makes technical changes to reflect the health orders of the State and the County of Santa Clara; and

 (4) Sets forth the facts constituting the urgency. 

PLEASE NOTE: APPROVAL OF THIS URGENCY ORDINANCE REQUIRES 8 OR MORE AFFIRMATIVE VOTES (2/3)

(b)  Approve an ordinance that:

 (1) Continues, retroactive from January 1, 2021 through June 30, 2021, the paid sick leave benefits that had been provided under the expired federal Emergency Paid Sick Leave Act and the COVID-19 Paid Sick Leave Ordinance;

 (2) Adds a private right of action to enforce the benefits; and

 (3) Makes technical changes to reflect the health orders of the State and the County of Santa Clara.

CEQA: Not a Project, File No. PP17-010, City Organizational and Administrative Activities resulting in no changes to the physical environment. (Public Works/City Manager)