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Legislative and financial pressures have become an increasing threat to the staffing industry. Our congressional

lobbying efforts give our members a voice when issues that impact our industry are before congress.

News:

The City of Austin recently approved a Paid Sick Leave Ordinance.   We encourage you to review this ordinance: PSL Ordinance – Executed (002).  

 

Here is the latest update on the Paid Sick Leave Ordinance as of 5/11/18:


ASA in the News

texasinsider.org, May 11, “AG Paxton Intervenes in Lawsuit Challenging Austin’s Unlawful Sick Leave Ordinance

Continued coverage of the Austin, TX, sick leave ordinance. Texas attorney general Ken Paxton last week intervened in a lawsuit filed by the National Federation of Independent Business, ASA, Leading Edge Personnel, Staff Force, HT Staffing, and Burnett Staffing Specialists against the city of Austin’s sick leave ordinance scheduled to take effect Oct. 1. “In court papers filed with the Texas state district court in Travis County…Paxton explained that the minimum amount of compensation established for workers—including the minimum amount of paid time off—is a decision entrusted by the Texas Constitution solely to the Texas Legislature.”