Minimum wage, which includes the minimum amount of paid time off, is set by the Texas Legislature, not local jurisdictions, Paxton wrote.
The ordinance, which could be enacted through a vote by City Council or the public, would entitle nearly all private-sector employees to paid sick leave.
TCRP maintains that the Charter language in no way states that the petitioners cannot know signature verification results in advance of City Council certification.
The business-versus-calendar day question comes from ambiguity in the City Charter.
The gender wage gap and the “second shift” account for nearly $40 billion of unmeasured contributions to the GDP in San Antonio.
A statewide nonprofit has launched a petition drive this week to force a paid sick leave ordinance onto the ballot in the next municipal elections.