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San Antonio Paid Sick Leave Ordinance Postponed until December 1, 2019

In a compromise between the City of San Antonio and a coalition of local San Antonio employers that sued to block the implementation of the new paid sick leave ordinance, the City agreed to postpone the effective date of the ordinance from August 1, 2019 until December 1, 2019.  The state district judge hearing the...

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San Antonio Paid Sick Leave Law Scheduled to Take Effect August 1, 2019

Barring legal action and an injunction, employers that have an employee performing at least 80 hours per year in San Antonio should be prepared to comply with City’s new paid sick leave ordinance beginning on August 1, 2019.  Here are the highlights of the law: Requires employers with 15 or more employees to provide 1...

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Guide to New EEO-1 Pay and Hour Reporting

Employers with 100 or more employees and certain federal contractors have been required to submit EEO-1 reports, identifying the number of employees working in each job category by race, sex and ethnicity, since 1996. In 2016, under the Obama administration, the EEOC proposed revisions to the information required to be reported each year on the...

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City of Dallas Paid Sick Leave Ordinance Scheduled to Take Effect August 1, 2019

The City of Dallas passed a paid sick leave ordinance requiring private employers to provide up to 64 hours of paid sick leave to employees working in the City. Barring court intervention, the law will take effect August 1, 2019.  Here are the highlights of the ordinance: Requires employers with 15 or more employees to provide...

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Employers in Dallas and San Antonio Prepare for Paid Sick Leave

The Texas Legislature ended its session last week without passing a bill that preempts municipalities from passing laws requiring private employers to provide paid sick leave to employees. Consequently, employers in Dallas and San Antonio must prepare for the implementation of the local paid sick leave laws that take effect August 1, 2019. Dallas, San...

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Kelly Hart represented Justin Industries in the sale of the company to Berkshire Hathaway in 2000