Published: July 13, 2017

On July 3, 2017, the Eighth Circuit overturned a National Labor Relations Board (the “Board”) decision finding that a Jimmy John’s franchisee, MikLin Enterprises, Inc. (“MikLin”) violated the National Labor Relations Act (“NLRA”) when it discharged and disciplined employees who publicly distributed posters suggesting that consumers may become sick from eating sandwiches made by sick workers. The posters, which were distributed during a union organizing drive, were part of a campaign to demand paid sick leave.

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Published: December 27, 2016

The Washington, D.C., City Council passed landmark legislation this week that would provide all private sector D.C. employees with eight weeks of paid leave after the birth or adoption of a child, two weeks of paid personal sick leave, and six additional weeks of paid leave for caring for sick family members.  The Universal Paid Leave Amendment Act of 2016 (Bill 21-415) endeavors to create one of the most expansive leave benefits packages in the country.   
    

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Published: September 23, 2016

Effective October 1, 2016, employers in Montgomery County, Maryland will be required to comply with the county’s new Earned Sick and Safe Leave Law, which allows eligible employees to accrue up to 56 hours of paid leave per calendar year.  The Law applies generally to all employers doing business in Montgomery County, and to their employees who regularly work more than eight hours each week.  How much leave an employer must provide depends on the employer’s size.

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Published: November 5, 2009

From Today's Daily Labor ReportLegislation to Require Paid Sick Leave For ’Contagious' Workers Introduced into House

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