Local government ordinances regarding employment benefits and workplaces are duplicative, unnecessary, and harmful to businesses and workers.

Key points:

  • Employers and employees should be free to negotiate employment benefits, including paid sick leave, without unnecessary government interference.
  • Local ordinances on employment benefits and workplaces are unnecessary, duplicative, or in conflict with state and federal laws.
  • Local ordinances relating to employment benefits are costly to employers, particularly small ones.