Wash. Asks Justices To Scrap Airlines' Sick Leave Law Fight

By Linda Chiem (January 28, 2022, 8:37 PM EST) -- Washington labor officials told the U.S. Supreme Court on Friday that the Ninth Circuit correctly interpreted a federal preemption standard to clear the way for the Evergreen State to enforce its paid sick leave law against airlines, rejecting allegations that flight crew staffing and operations would be upended.

The Washington State Department of Labor and Industries filed a brief urging the justices to deny Airlines for America's petition for certioriari challenging the state's paid sick leave law, which requires employers to provide nearly all their Washington-based employees with paid sick leave and bars employers from disciplining or restricting workers who use...

Stay ahead of the curve

In the legal profession, information is the key to success. You have to know what’s happening with clients, competitors, practice areas, and industries. Law360 provides the intelligence you need to remain an expert and beat the competition.

  • Access to case data within articles (numbers, filings, courts, nature of suit, and more.)
  • Access to attached documents such as briefs, petitions, complaints, decisions, motions, etc.
  • Create custom alerts for specific article and case topics and so much more!


Hello! I'm Law360's automated support bot.

How can I help you today?

For example, you can type:
  • I forgot my password
  • I took a free trial but didn't get a verification email
  • How do I sign up for a newsletter?
Ask a question!