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Michael Nutter (file photo by Mike Dunn)

Nutter Vetoes Earned Sick Leave Legislation

Council’s attempt to override the veto will not come until next week, if at all.

04/04/2013

(Philadelphia City Hall.  File photo by Timothy McLaughlin)

Philadelphia Lawmakers Move Toward Alteration Of City’s Business Taxes

With Philadelphia’s jobless rate in double digits, a City Council committee has okayed significant changes to the city’s business tax structure — and Mayor Nutter is on board as well.

10/24/2011

(Philadelphia City Council.  Source:  City of Phila. TV)

Philadelphia Lawmakers Approve Mandatory Sick Leave For Certain Workers

This bill, approved by a 15-2 vote, applies only to companies that win large contracts with the city. Mayor Nutter vetoed an earlier version.

10/13/2011

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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