Newark Official To Introduce Mandatory Paid Sick Leave Bill

Law360, New York (October 22, 2013, 6:33 PM EDT) -- A Newark, N.J., council member intends to introduce legislation mandating that businesses offer paid sick leave to full- and part-time workers, according to a statement on Tuesday that comes a day after Jersey City's mayor signed a similar bill into law.

Newark Councilman Anibal Ramos Jr. said he is sponsoring legislation for an ordinance that will allow workers in Newark to accrue a minimum of one hour of paid sick time for every 30 hours worked by requiring Newark businesses to provide the paid sick leave...
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