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Paid Sick Leave Dice Rolling in Nevada

Now comes Nevada to the PSL debate. Senate Bill 196, introduced last week, follows the typical PSL legislative rhythm. Every private sector employer must provide “each employee” PSL at the rate of one hour for every 30 hours worked, effective January 1, 2018. 224 more words

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Two More Opt Outs from Cook County Paid Sick Leave Ordinance

And then there were five. Two more Cook County political subdivisions have opted out of complying with the Cook County Earned Sick Leave Ordinance, bringing the total to five. 211 more words

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Super Bowl Fever Hits Hawaii Correction Officers and Others

More than one third of corrections officers in Hawaii called out sick on Super Bowl Sunday, according to the Hawaii Department of Public Safety. Of 733 officers scheduled to work that day, 260, more than 35%, called out sick. 473 more words

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Race-based Challenge to Alabama Preemption Law Rejected

A federal court judge in Alabama last week rejected a variety of race-based challenges to the Alabama Uniform Minimum Wage and Right-to-Work Act, also known as House Bill 174 and Act 2016-18.   321 more words

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ACTION ALERT: Philadelphia & Pittsburgh Workers’ Rights Under Attack

Right now, special interests are pushing state legislation that would prohibit Pennsylvania cities and towns from providing workers paid sick leave protections, through what’s called a “pre-emption” bill. 631 more words

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Winston Churchill and Paid Sick Leave

When I saw this Churchill quote, naturally I thought of paid sick leave. No question, the patchwork of forty or so PSL laws creates intense complexities. 386 more words

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The Extraordinary Extraterritorial Reach of Paid Sick Leave Laws

The Hennepin County judge’s decision last week to enjoin enforcement of the Minneapolis Sick and Safe Time Ordinance against any employer outside the City’s geographic boundaries, i.e., an extraterritorial employer, prompts some further reflection. 544 more words

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