Paid Sick and Safe Time Rules

Note:  The Paid Sick and Safe Time (PSST) administrative rules are being revised to reflect recent changes to the PSST ordinance. The Seattle Office of Labor Standards (OLS) is proposing revisions to the administrative rules for the Paid Sick and Safe Time (PSST) ordinance - Chapter 70. Members of the public have until May 13, 2018 at 5:00pm PST to comment on the proposed rules. The final rules will be posted by late May 2018. To learn more or to comment click here or email OLS Policy Manager Karina Bull at

Proposed PSST administrative rules

*The proposed rules for comment (underlined) start on page 1. The current rules (struck through) start on page 20. The proposed rules will replace the current rules once they are finalized.

Practices for administering paid sick time and paid safe time under SMC 14.16

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