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Business-Plaintiffs Win Some, Lose Some in Effort to Enjoin Minneapolis Paid Sick and Safe Time Law

A cadre of business interests which sought to enjoin enforcement of the Minneapolis Sick and Safe Time Ordinance won half a loaf last week. A Hennepin County District Court judge declined to enjoin the Ordinance with regard to businesses within the geographic boundaries of Minneapolis but enjoined its enforcement with regard to businesses outside those boundaries. 217 more words

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“Show Me” the Vote in Missouri Preemption Law Challenge

Last year, the Missouri General Assembly overrode the governor’s veto and enacted a law prohibiting political subdivisions from adopting an ordinance requiring a minimum wage or an employment benefit beyond that required by federal or state law, i.e., a preemption law. 247 more words

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Indiana Joins Paid Sick Leave Debate

Welcome Indiana to the paid sick leave debate! Paid sick leave bills were introduced this month in both the Indiana Senate and House of Representatives. 386 more words

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Let the 2017 State Paid Sick Leave Wrangling Begin!

With a new calendar year comes a new legislative session, which brings new political wrangling about paid sick leave. Three states are in the PSL headlines: Maryland, Rhode Island and Alaska. 479 more words

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Round Two of the Counties’ Challenge to Oregon’s Sick Leave Law

A Linn County judge last month agreed with eight Oregon counties that Oregon’s Paid Sick Leave Law is an unfunded liability. Round one to the plaintiff-counties. 238 more words

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Illinois Sick Leave Law that Does Not Require Sick Leave Amended

If one were to include Illinois in the list of states that require employers to provide sick leave, that would be understandable. After all, Illinois last year enacted the Eligible Leave for Employee Caregiving Time (ELECT) law, commonly known as the Sick Leave Act. 495 more words

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Vermont Earned Sick Time Law:  PSL-4Step Analysis

The Vermont Earned Sick Time law was enacted in March 2016. The Vermont Commissioner of Labor has issued “sick time rules” to “clarify practices and policies in the administration and enforcement” of the law. 2,262 more words

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