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Pa. Justices To Weigh Pittsburgh Sick Leave, Security Laws

Law360, Philadelphia (November 29, 2017, 7:43 PM EST) -- The Pennsylvania Supreme Court on Wednesday agreed to hear a set of appeals over the city of Pittsburgh’s authority under state law to enact ordinances requiring employers to provide paid sick leave to their workers and mandating security training and procedures in certain commercial buildings and public spaces.

The appeals come after a pair of Commonwealth Court decisions handed down in May finding that Pittsburgh’s ordinances ran afoul of the Home Rule Charter and Optional Plan Law’s ban on local governments imposing affirmative obligations on businesses....
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