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Business groups launch coalition to push for statewide pre-emption of paid sick leave ordinances

Several members of the new coalition are also part of a legal challenge to Austin's paid sick leave ordinance.

Austin City Council members and staff listen to testimony on paid sick leave on Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018. After hearing from more than 200 people, council members passed the ordinance, the first of its kind in Texas, by a vote of 9-2.

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