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Paid Sick Leave Law

Paid Sick Leave Takes Effect Even As Harrisburg Considers Overturning Philadelphia LawBusinesses with ten or more workers in Philadelphia face a new mandate from City Hall starting today: they must offer their workers earned paid sick leave.
Supporters of Philadelphia Paid-Sick-Leave Bill Press Council For PassageThe lines are clearly drawn on this controversial issue, and a coalition of groups has delivered 60,000 signatures urging Council to, as they put it, "stand with families, not corporate lobbyists."
Council Members Feel Stung By Mayor Nutter's Veto Of Sick-Leave BillNow that Mayor Michael Nutter has sent Philadelphia City Council word for the second time in less than a week that he's vetoing recent legislation -- the latest is a sick-leave bill -- some Council members are accusing the mayor of hypocrisy.