Wash. Senate Passes Bill Limiting Seattle's Sick Leave Law

Law360, New York (March 12, 2013, 3:32 PM EDT) -- The Washington State Senate on Monday approved a bill that would limit Seattle’s recently implemented law that requires most employers to offer workers paid sick leave, by placing geographical restrictions on the law’s applicability.

By a vote of 29 to 20, the largely Republican-controlled upper house passed the bill, which would make it illegal for a city, town or country to require an employer to offer paid leave unless that employer has a physical location within the jurisdiction and the employee works at that location at...
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