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Federal Government Adds 466 Pages to Paid Sick Leave Patchwork

To be a major league legal patchwork, you need federal involvement. It has something to do with the Supremacy Clause of the Constitution.

With the paid sick leave patchwork, until Labor Day 2015, the federal government had stayed on the sideline, supporting paid sick leave, introducing bills requiring it, but essentially not participating as the patchwork developed in earnest beginning in 2012 with cities and states. 432 more words

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Effective Date of Morristown NJ PSL Moved to January

Noting that the recently-enacted PSL ordinance requires the city to prepare certain notices and to distribute them to employers and employees, Morristown, NJ Mayor Timothy Dougherty postponed the effective date of the Ordinance from October 4, 2016 until January 11, 2017.   72 more words

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New Jersey city passes paid sick leave, continuing the state’s unstoppable momentum

This week, a town in New Jersey passed a law requiring businesses to offer all employees paid sick leave, becoming the 13th place in the state to do so and the 34th in the country. 446 more words

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5 Things to Know in Advance of Tonight's Debate

In advance of tonight’s first presidential debate, IWPR helps you get up to speed on these five top women’s policy issues:

  1. Improving Women’s Access to Good Jobs Can Narrow the Wage Gap…
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Montgomery County, MD Paid Sick Leave Anticipation Becomes Reality!     

A recent article commenting on the impact of NYC’s paid sick leave law noted that paid sick leave policies lead to happier workers and more productive offices as well as fewer flu outbreaks.  716 more words

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The Intersection of Seattle’s Secure Schedule Ordinance and its Paid Sick Leave Law

I have begun many absence-management seminars for employers by asking them whether they can require an employee to come to work. The answer, of course, is “it depends.” Family and medical leave laws, laws requiring accommodation, paid sick leave laws and various other laws give employees the right to not come to work for specified reasons. 413 more words

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“Flu with your Fries” Due to Paid Sick Leave Waivers

Help me understand. Why would PSL legislation allow unions and employers to agree to waive all of the law’s paid sick leave benefits for bargaining unit employees? 376 more words

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