Newark On Verge Of Requiring Paid Sick Leave

Law360, New York (January 28, 2014, 7:05 PM EST) -- Newark, N.J., could soon become the second city in the state to require that businesses provide paid sick leave to employees, with the city council on Tuesday voting to mandate the benefit for workplaces of all sizes.

If signed by Newark Mayor Luis Quintana, the ordinance, which council members approved in a 6-0 tally with two members absent, would follow a sick leave measure that Jersey City enacted last year and also could increase the momentum for state legislation that would let employees rack up one...
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