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Austin Sick Leave Law in Limbo After Court Ruling (1)

Nov. 16, 2018, 2:41 PMUpdated: Nov. 16, 2018, 8:10 PM

An Austin, Texas, paid sick leave law violates state law and will remain on hold, a state appeals court ruled Nov. 16.

The Texas Third Court of Appeals reversed a prior ruling from the 353rd District Court, which had denied a request for an injunction from a coalition of Texas businesses. The ordinance was supposed to take effect Oct. 1 but has been on hold since August while the appeals court reviewed the case.

The appeals court’s ruling may have ripple effects for paid sick leave efforts across the state. The San Antonio City Council passed a mandate Aug. 16, ...

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