San Antonio Ordinance Violates the Texas Minimum Wage Act.

San Antonio’s sick & safe leave benefits ordinance would have required private employers to provide certain paid sick and safe leave benefits to employees based on hours worked within the city limits.

Court Finds Texas Minimum Wage Law Preempts San Antonio Paid Sick Leave Ordinance

“[T]wo Texas appellate courts have now ruled that municipal ordinances requiring private employers to provide sick and safe leave benefits are unconstitutional … The Texas Supreme Court refused last year to review the decision … regarding the Austin ordinance, suggesting that it is unlikely the high court would hear an appeal filed by San Antonio now.” [Washington v. Associated Builders & Contractors of South Texas Inc., No. 04-20-00004-CV (Tex. 4th Ct. App. Mar. 10, 2021)]  MORE >>