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Paid Sick Leave

The Texas Court of Appeals on Friday temporarily blocked the city of Austin’s ordinance requiring all non-government employers to provide paid sick leave, finding it is preempted by state law barring municipalities from regulating the wages of private employees.

AUSTIN, Texas – The Texas Court of Appeals on Friday temporarily blocked the city of Austin’s ordinance requiring all non-government employers to provide paid sick leave, finding it is preempted by state law barring municipalities from regulating the wages of private employees.

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