Mandatory Paid Sick Leave

(Councilman Bill Greenlee.  File image from City of Phila. TV)

Phila. City Council Getting New, Compromise Paid Sick Leave Bill

After two mayoral vetoes, councilman-at-large Bill Greenlee will try, try again to make mandatory sick leave the law of the land in Philadelphia.

12/11/2014

(Task force co-chairs Dan Calista and Natalie Levkovich, at left, isten as Mayor Nutter talks about their report.  Councilman Bill Greenlee is at right.  Photo by Steve Tawa)

Mayor’s Task Force Proposes Compromise Mandatory Paid Sick Leave Legislation

Mayor Nutter says paid sick leave is a “complicated policy question that profoundly affects employees and employers.” He previously vetoed two bills passed by City Council.

12/01/2014

Headache

Forcing Sick Employees To Stay Home

Can a company force a sick employee to stay home?

11/17/2014

(The New Jersey state capitol, in Trenton.  File photo by KYW Newsradio)

NJ Assembly Committee Postpones Vote on Mandatory Sick Leave Bill

The current bill would mandate one hour of paid time off for every 30 hours worked, to an annual maximum of five days.

10/09/2014

(Pa. Rep. Seth Grove, in file photo.) (credit: CBS)

PA Lawmakers Look To Supersede Cities On Paid Sick Leave Requirements

State lawmakers are moving forward on a bill that would make it impossible for Philadelphia and other cities in Pennsylvania to enact paid mandatory sick leave.

11/18/2013

(The gallery of Philadelphia City Council.  Image from City of Phila. TV)

Future Of Paid Sick Leave Bill Now In Mayor’s Hands

Council voted 11-6 for the measure, but a two-thirds majority, or 12 votes, will be needed to override another expected veto from the Mayor.

03/15/2013

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