Could a single, nationwide paid sick leave law become a reality and cure a multi-jurisdictional employer’s woes? Maybe.

In light of the ever-growing number of states and local governments mandating paid sick leave requirements for private employers, some federal paid sick leave bills have been proposed. Some proponents have called for federal intervention to alleviate multijurisdictional employers from having to comply with a myriad of State and local laws – which are often different in requirement and operation. While a federal requirement could solve this administrative nightmare – giving employers the peace of mind of complying with just one set of rules and regulations – that federal standard would need to expressly preempt all State and local paid sick leave regulations.

Check out Bill and Ben’s article, here, for some insight into the current federal proposals on the table.

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