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San Antonio Businesses Pursuing Injunction for Sick Leave Law

Oct. 30, 2019, 6:04 PM

Recent revisions to San Antonio’s paid sick leave law aren’t stopping a coalition of business groups there from going forward with a request for a temporary injunction to delay the measure.

A hearing for that injunction is scheduled for Nov. 7 at the Bexar County District Court. The parties in July agreed to delay court proceedings while the City Council worked to amend its paid sick leave ordinance. The businesses argued in a July 15 lawsuit the city’s requirement that employers give workers earned sick leave violates Texas’s minimum wage law.

The San Antonio City Council passed a new ordinance ...

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