Spokane, Washington passed its Earned Sick and Safe Leave ordinance early in 2016, to be effective January 1, 2017. A few weeks ago, voters in the State of Washington approved Initiative 1433 (I-1433), which will provide PSL statewide, effective January 1, 2018. 217 more words
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On this National Day of Disruption, when thousands of employees in major cities across the nation engaged in “Fight for $15” protests to raise the minimum wage to $15, it is only fitting and proper, as lawyers say, to write about an employee protest relating to paid sick days. 433 more words
I relish preemption arguments. I am not referring to the state preemption laws which preclude municipalities from enacting local labor legislation (and which you can find by clicking on “Preemption States” on my menu bar above). 547 more words
Here’s a new one. A paid sick leave patchwork within a paid sick leave patch! Well, why not?
In October 2016, Cook County passed its… 320 more words
If you are not familiar with Miles’ Law, let me introduce you to Rufus Miles. Miles, a federal employee in the 1950’s whose job involved reviewing budgets submitted by agencies, had a change in perspective about the budget review process when he moved to a position in which he needed to submit a budget for review. 442 more words