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Trenton Sick Leave Law Withstands Judicial Challenge; Philadelphia Sick Leave Law May Become Preempted

Trenton, New Jersey, like numerous other municipalities (especially in New Jersey), recently enacted its own paid sick leave law. As with Seattle’s recent minimum wage rulemaking, a coalition of New Jersey business groups challenged the city’s authority to do so, urging that the ordinance exceeded the city’s police powers and offended constitutional protections. New Jersey … Continue Reading

Maryland Enacts Rest Break Law for Retail Employers

As discussed in greater detail here, effective March 1, 2011, retail employers with 50 or more employees must provide employees working a consecutive 4-6 hour shift with a 15 minute nonworking break and must provide employees working more than 6 consecutive hours with a non-working break of at least 30 minutes. (if the 30 minute … Continue Reading
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