ERIC’s Comment Letter on Albany County Paid Sick Leave

The ERISA Industry Committee (“ERIC”) applauds your efforts to provide paid sick time to employees working in Albany County. Your proposed local law to provide access to paid sick time (“Local Law”), while well-intentioned, without small revisions will increase the compliance and financial burdens on large employers that already provide paid leave to employees in the county, the state, and other jurisdictions

Paid Leave Updates in Texas

Austin’s paid sick leave ordinance–set to take effect October 1, 2018–is facing a legal challenge from the Texas Public Policy Foundation (TPPF) and the Texas Attorney General

NJ Governor Signs Paid Sick Leave Law

Yesterday, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy signed into law Assembly Bill 1827, the New Jersey Paid Sick Leave Act, providing all workers across the state with paid sick leave

ERIC Submits Testimony on NJ Paid Sick Leave Proposal

Yesterday, ERIC submitted written testimony to the New Jersey Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee on Assembly Bill 1827 (‘A1827’). A1827 would establish paid sick leave in the state. ERIC’s testimony addressed three main concerns: (1) carryover, (2) recordkeeping, and (3) definition of a family member