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Pennsylvania Supreme Court Agrees to Review Striking of Pittsburgh Paid Sick Days Law

The Supreme Court of Pennsylvania yesterday agreed to hear an appeal concerning the City of Pittsburgh’s authority to enact the Sick Days Act.

Pittsburgh enacted that Act in August 2015. 202 more words

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Paid Sick Leave Bug Spreading

As if businesses in Illinois don’t have enough concerns, the General Assembly has introduced bills mandating a minimum of five (5) paid sick days per year for Illinois workers. 62 more words

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Paid Sick Leave Quarterly: 3Q 2017

Updated October 4 to note rejection of Albuquerque Healthy Workforce Ordinance. 

As we start the last quarter of 2017, the vast and complicated patchwork of PSL laws consists of more than 40 laws: 8 state laws, the District of Columbia, 2 county laws and about 30 municipal or other political subdivision laws. 888 more words

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Teacher Absence Study Finds Significant Disparities Based on Type of School

A recent study comparing teacher absence nationally should generate discussion in statehouses, school districts and bargaining tables across the country. It is a worthwhile read for any employer in any industry interested in factors that may affect employee absenteeism. 251 more words

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Emergency Appeal to Nix Paid Sick Leave Vote in Albuquerque Rejected

The New Mexico Supreme Court has removed the remaining potential obstacle to an October 3 vote in Albuquerque on the Healthy Workforce Ordinance (HWO). The Supreme Court last Friday denied the “emergency” petition filed by a cadre of business interests, asking the Court to review a decision rejecting their arguments that the HWO was unconstitutional.   156 more words

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Paid Sick Leave Bug Spreading

As if businesses in Illinois don’t have enough concerns, the General Assembly has introduced bills mandating a minimum of five (5) paid sick days per year for Illinois workers. 62 more words

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Employees’ “Sandwich Test” Sick Day Protest Unprotected, the “Equivalent of a Nuclear Bomb”

Posters hung in public places by fast food employees protesting their lack of sick days demonstrated “such detrimental disloyalty as to provide ‘cause’” for their discharge, a federal appeals court sitting en banc held recently. 284 more words

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