Federal judge stops Dallas from enforcing ordinance that requires paid sick leave

Dallas Morning News – By Hayat Norimine April 1, 2020- Two days before Dallas’ penalties would begin and in the middle of a pandemic, a federal judge’s injunction has stopped the city from enforcing a new ordinance that requires private employers to offer paid sick leave.  In an order filed Monday, U.S. District Judge Sean […]

New Sick Pay Ordinance to impact Dallas & San Antonio employers

Despite the failure to date of a similar ordinance with the city of Austin, the Dallas and San Antonio PTO ordinances are still scheduled to go into effect on August 1st. Several members of the Texas legislators have been working to pass a bill that would prohibit these sorts of local ordinances. The new Dallas […]

Paid Sick Time – Its Not Law… Yet.

Today in Texas paid sick time for workers is a privilege and not the law, however that may change next year. Already, 10 states have passed measures requiring employers to pay their employees for sick time off. Those states are: AZ, CA, MD, MA, NJ, OR, RI, VT, and WA. Federal law doesn’t require companies […]