Employees in the city of Austin are affected. "Employee" is defined as an individual who performs at least 80 hours of work in the City of Austin during a calendar year for an employer. Independent contractors and unpaid interns are not covered.
Employers that pay employees for work in the City of Austin are also affected. "Employer" is defined as "any person, company, corporation, firm, partnership, labor organization, non-profit organization or association" that pays an employee to perform work and exercises control over the employee. Federal, state, and local governments are not covered.