On May 19, 2020, the Long Beach (California) City Council adopted the COVID-19 Paid Supplemental Paid Sick Leave Emergency Ordinance.  The ordinance is effective immediately and applies to businesses with 500 or more employees nationally and was described by the city council as a measure to “fill the gap” left by the federal Families First Coronavirus Act.  The Long Beach City Council also adopted the Worker Recall and Worker Retention Ordinances which apply to commercial property and hotel businesses as described in the ordinances.