NJ Paid Sick Leave Bill Would Ensnare Even Smallest Cos.

Law360, New York (August 29, 2013, 8:50 PM EDT) -- Democrats in New Jersey are pushing to require businesses to provide paid, earned sick leave to workers, proposing far-reaching legislation that would impose strict new requirements on even the state's smallest employers, attorneys say.

Touting the support of more than 150 female New Jersey leaders from labor groups and other walks of life, state Assembly Speaker Sheila Oliver described the issue during an Aug. 8 event as one "whose time has come." More than 1.2 million workers in New Jersey, some 38 percent of the state's...
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