The Texas Supreme Court has dealt a likely death knell to Austin's mandatory paid sick leave ordinance, letting stand an appellate court ruling that had blocked it from taking effect.
The 5th Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled that the EEOC may not enforce its Obama-era arrest and conviction records guidance against the state of Texas.
The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has upheld a Pittsburgh law requiring paid sick leave for workers employed within the city. Meanwhile, San Antonio's paid sick leave ordinance has been delayed until December 1, after local business groups sued to stop the law from taking effect.
The 5th Circuit Court of Appeals' ruling in Abshire v. Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries illustrates the importance of including essential job functions in written job descriptions.
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