Councilman Bill Greenlee

(Credit: Steve Tawa)

Philadelphia City Council Pass Sick Leave And DROP Bills

In the middle of pressing soda and property tax issues, City Council dealt with two controversial bills dealing with sick leave and the DROP program.

06/17/2011

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Philadelphia City Council Moves To Exempt Small Firms From Paid Sick Leave Law

The original bill requiring earned sick leave covered all Philadelphia businesses, but now Councilman Bill Greenlee has amended it to exclude small firms.

06/09/2011

The gender sticker on this trailpass indicates a male rider. (Credit: Timothy McLaughlin)

City Council Reviews SEPTA Gender Stickers

SEPTA’s practice of using Male and Female decals on trans-passes and trail-passes — a practice that has upset the city’s transgender community — came under the microscope Tuesday in City Council.

04/06/2011

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