Entire Mass. Earned Sick Time Law Is Preempted, Court Rules
Law360 (August 10, 2018, 8:42 PM EDT) -- A Massachusetts federal judge ruled Friday that the state’s entire Earned Sick Time Law is preempted by the federal Railroad Unemployment Insurance Act and cannot be enforced against railroads, expanding an appellate court’s ruling that found only one section covering just a worker’s own sick leave was preempted.
U.S. District Judge Nathaniel M. Gorton sided with CSX Transportation Inc., Amtrak and other railroads to declare that the state’s entire earned sick time law — including sections allowing employees to accrue sickness benefits for family care, for routine medical appointments and for addressing the effects of domestic violence — is preempted by...
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