"It'd make employers in one area potentially non-competitive with those across a local political boundary," Simmons said.A task force set up by the bill to study whether the state should have a set of minimum standards for benefits came out with a report Jan."This is the kind of problem that doesn't lend itself to that kind of one-size-fits-all approach," she said.Sick leave laws typically set up a formula by which workers earn paid sick leave.A growing number of cities and states are starting to require employers to provide paid sick leave.Jersey City's Earned Sick Time Ordinance goes into effect Jan. New York City's Earned Sick Time Act – passed in June when the City Council overrode a veto by then-Mayor Michael Bloomberg – goes into effect April 1.
Supporters of this bill are trying to keep this basic information from their constituents.” The bill – dubbed by its critics the Deny Americans the Right-to-Know or DARK Act -- would overturn labeling laws enacted in Vermont, Connecticut and Maine and prevent other states from adopting such laws.
J., shortly will join a growing list of cities and states requiring employers to pay for sick days.
States and cities where laws have passed or have legislation pending.
They join such cities as Portland, Ore., where paid sick leave rules went into effect Jan.
1; Seattle, where paid sick leave rules went into effect Sept.