Philadelphia Lawmakers Approve Mandatory Sick Leave For Certain WorkersThis bill, approved by a 15-2 vote, applies only to companies that win large contracts with the city. Mayor Nutter vetoed an earlier version.
City Council Fails To Resurrect Mandatory Sick Leave MeasureEven as Philadelphia City Council on Thursday overrode one veto by Mayor Michael Nutter, another veto by the mayor will stand.
Local Self-Sufficiency Charity Seeks Donations Of Basics For Needy FamiliesA Montgomery County-based organization that helps families become self-sufficient is asking for the public's help in supplying the families with the things they need.
Mayor Nutter Vetoes Paid Sick Leave BillMayor Nutter says the economy factored into his decision to veto a bill that would have mandated many businesses in the city give paid sick leave to workers.
City Council Considers Forcing Employers To Offer Earned Sick DaysAdvocates for the bill say it would cut health care costs. Opponents call it burdensome.