SAN ANTONIO (KTSA News) — San Antonio’s recently passed Safe and Sick Leave Ordinance has been one of the more controversial issues passed by the City Council.

It requires employers to give employees time off for everything from illness and injury to preventative care.

Metro Health, the city’s public health agency is hoping to answer the many questions residents and business owners have about the ordinance.

They’re holding eight free information sessions that will offer more insight how employers can implement the ordinance before it takes effect on December 1st.

The sessions will take place at the following dates, times and locations:

Wednesday, October 16

1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Urban Ecology Center at
Phil Hardberger Park
8400 NW Military Hwy.



Saturday, October 19
Information Session

10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

St. Philips College
Heritage Room
1801 Martin Luther King Dr.



Friday, October 25

9:00 AM – 10:30 PM

San Antonio Food Bank
5200 Enrique M. Barrera Pkwy.



Monday, October 28

2:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Pre-K 4 SA East Campus
5230 Eisenhauer Rd.



Tuesday, October 29

9:00 AM – 11:00 AM

Botanical Gardens
Garden Center
555 Funston Pl.



Monday, November 4

5:30 PM – 7:30 PM

Central Library
600 Soledad St.



Thursday, November 7

4:00 PM – 6:00 PM

Southside Lions Senior Center
3303 Pecan Valley



Wednesday, November 13
Information Session

11:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Computer Online
Register on Eventbrite

If you want to attend any of the sessions, you need to register online.

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