Authored by Robert S. Whitman

For New York City employers, there’s a new sheriff in town.

Make that a new Mayor.

As we have reported previously, New York City recently enacted the Earned Sick Time Act, which requires most private employers to give up to 40 hours of sick leave a year to their employees working in the City.
Continue Reading Mayor de Blasio Proposes Significant Expansion to NYC Sick Leave Law

connecticut-state-seal-plaque_m.jpgAuthored by Michael Fleischer

If a Connecticut employer does not already provide paid sick leave to its employees, it may now be required to do so.  On June 8, 2011, Governor Daniel Malloy signed into law An Act Mandating Employers Provide Paid Sick Leave To Employees, Public Act No. 11-52, which made Connecticut the first state in the nation

Continue Reading In Sickness and in Health: Connecticut Becomes the First State to Mandate Paid Sick Leave for Service Workers