Austin Approves Sick Pay Leave

With a majority vote Yay The Austin City Council approved a measure for all businesses to offer 8 paid sick days throughout a year.  The way you earn those sick days, For every 30 hours you work, you earn 1 hour of sick pay leave. It also paves the way for employers not to be able to ask for a Dr's note unless you miss 3 consecutive days of work from any specific illness.  While all the details are still coming out you can check out KXAN's breakdown of it right here.

Let us know what you think about this ordinance.


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