Take Action Today! Mandatory Paid Sick Leave Legislation Being Considered

Date: April 30, 2014

Related Content: News State New Jersey

The New Jersey Legislature is once again considering a mandatory paid sick leave bill that will require employers to give their workers one hour of sick leave for every 30 hours they work capping the benefit at nine days.

Many employees in New Jersey already get paid sick leave.  In fact, small businesses are eager to treat their workers generously and attract better talent by offering better pay and benefits.  But the practical truth is that many small businesses can’t afford to provide the benefit. We need your help fighting this legislation

NFIB is collecting photos of small business owners in New Jersey to show how this legislation will impact small business. We encourage your to participate in our project by taking the following steps.

  1. Create a sign detailing how mandatory paid sick leave will impact your business and your employees (see below for an example)
  2. Take a picture of yourself holding the sign
  3. Email your picture to NFIB Member Support Manager, Miranda Bond [email protected] -or- Tweet your photo to @nfib_nj
  4. NFIB will share your photo on social media and with your New Jersey legislators

If you have questions or need help participating in this project contact Miranda Bond at [email protected] or 202-314-2070

Related Content: News | State | New Jersey

Subscribe For Free News And Tips

Enter your email to get FREE small business insights. Learn more

Get to know NFIB

NFIB is America's leading small business association, promoting and protecting the right of our members to own, operate, and grow their business

Find out more about
NFIB Membership

Or call us today



State Issues

Choose Your State


YEF Foundation Research Center Legal Foundation

Member Benefits