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Paid Sick Leave Law

(Supporters of the paid sick leave bill outside Philadelphia City Hall.  Credit: Steve Tawa)

Supporters of Philadelphia Paid-Sick-Leave Bill Press Council For Passage

The 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.”

03/13/2013

(Philadelphia city councilman Darrell Clarke, in file photo.  Photo by Steve Tawa)

Council Members Feel Stung By Mayor Nutter’s Veto Of Sick-Leave Bill

Now 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.

06/29/2011