Despite Lawsuit, Dallas Paid Sick Leave Ordinance Takes Effect Today

Curt Lewis
August 01, 2019 - 6:30 am
Dallas City Hall

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DALLAS (1080 KRLD) -  The Dallas sick leave ordinance takes effect today despite a lawsuit aimed at blocking it. 

The ordinance mandates that companies doing business in Dallas provide paid sick leave.

Just this week, an Austin group filed a lawsuit calling the rule un-constitutional and seeking a temporary restraining order. 

But a judge has not even been assigned to the case yet, so there is nothing to hinder Dallas from enforcing the ordinance.