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Rising Tide Of Leave Laws Has Employers Treading Water

Law360 (May 8, 2019, 2:02 AM EDT) -- Employers are struggling with compliance challenges posed by the ongoing proliferation of state and local sick leave mandates, according to a new survey from Littler Mendelson PC.

The management-side employment powerhouse found that 69% of the approximately 1,330 in-house lawyers, human resources professionals and executives who responded to its annual employer survey reported that state and local paid sick leave laws have "created compliance challenges" for their businesses.

That number jumped to 79% among large businesses with over 1,000 employees, which are often spread across multiple jurisdictions. Sick leave outpaced compliance challenges caused by marijuana legalization laws — the next closest...

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