On September 26, 2013, the Mayor of Jersey City, New Jersey signed into law an Ordinance requiring employers to provide sick leave to their employees effective January 24, 2014. Similar laws have been enacted in the State of Connecticut and other localities such as New York City; Washington, D.C.; Seattle; San Francisco; and Portland, Oregon. This client alert highlights key provisions of the Ordinance regarding employee rights and employer obligations, record-keeping and notice requirements, and enforcement and remedies.


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