14745558_sThis week employers in the Tri-State area have two new laws to contend with, the Jersey City sick leave ordinance and the New York City Pregnant Workers Fairness Act.  The Jersey City law went into effect on January 24, 2014 and the NYC law went into effect on January 30, 2014.  For those employers unaware of the new laws, see our December 11, 2013 and September 25, 2013 posts.   

Employers contending with tracking accrued sick time and accommodation requests under the new laws may be feeling a lot like Blaze the Husky and want to throw yourselves on the ground and refuse to go to work.

 We just wanted to say that we understand the urge to act like this: http://youtu.be/hCRDskZrUMU