Waterloo, IL asked in Employment Law for Illinois

Q: Does my husbands employer have to pay him to quarantine due to being exposed to COVID 19?

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Kyle Anderson
Kyle Anderson

A: Hi, this depends on the size of your husband's employer. If they have less than 500 employees, he is eligible to receive up to two weeks (up to 80 hours) of paid sick leave at his regular rate of pay if he is unable to work due to being quarantined or experiencing COVID-19 symptoms and seeking a medical diagnosis.

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