National Partnership for Women & Families

Model Legislation

The National Partnership for Women & Families and A Better Balance, with technical assistance from the San Francisco Office of Labor Standards and Enforcement, have drafted model legislation for state and local advocates to use as templates for paid sick days bills. If you are an advocate considering launching your own campaign, use this model as a framework to draft — or work with a legislative office to draft — paid sick and safe days legislation appropriate for your state.

Use the following resources to get started:


If you would like help customizing legislation, please contact us.