New York Hauls Feds to Court Over Limits on Paid Sick Leave

New York’s Democratic attorney general sued the Trump administration Tuesday to block carve-outs in a rule put forth by the Department of Labor that would exclude millions of health care workers from emergency paid sick leave protections guaranteed under a coronavirus relief package.

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Judge Scolds Lyft and Labor Rights Advocates in Sick Pay Dispute

Rejecting an emergency request to make Lyft give sick pay to its drivers, a federal judge in California on Tuesday scolded labor rights lawyers for exploiting a pandemic to advance a lawsuit “riddled with defects” but also chided the rideshare company for blatantly violating state labor laws.

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