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Mayor Michael Nutter. (Credit: Hadas Kuznits)

2013 IN REVIEW: Nutter Vetoes Paid Sick Leave Bill

A paid sick leave bill died on the floor of Philadelphia City Council, after Mayor Nutter vetoed the measure.

12/28/2013

(credit: Hadas Kuznits)

Local Legislator Pushes For Paid Sick Leave In New Jersey

Cherry Hill Assemblywoman Pamela Lampitt introduced the plan back in May. It would mandate as many as seven days sick leave per year, depending on hours worked and the size of the business.

08/10/2013

(City councilman Bill Greenlee, in file photo.  Image from City of Phila. TV)

Philadelphia Paid Sick Leave Bill is DOA For 2nd Time in Three Years

“I’m very disappointed,” said city councilman Bill Greenlee, who tried but failed to get the 12 votes needed to override Mayor Nutter’s veto.

04/11/2013

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

(Mayor Michael Nutter.  File photo by Mike Dunn)

Nutter Expected To Veto Paid Sick Leave Bill

The prime sponsor of mandatory sick leave, Councilman Bill Greenlee, is one vote short of the twelve votes he would need to override the expected veto from Mayor Nutter: “I’m still working on making sure we have the twelve votes.”

04/04/2013

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

Phila. City Council Passes Another Paid Sick Leave Bill; Mayoral Veto Expected

This came after several lengthy speeches both for and against the measure on the floor of City Council.

03/14/2013

(Supporters of mandatory paid sick leave demonstrate outside Philadelphia City Council chambers prior to a hearing on the proposed measure.  Credit: Mike Dunn)

Philadelphia Lawmakers Push Paid-Sick-Leave Measure Forward Again

After a day-long hearing, a Philadelphia City Council committee hasapproved a bill that forces local businesses to offer workers paid sick leave.

03/05/2013

City Council in its caucus room in City Hall (Credit: Steve Tawa)

City Council Tries Again To Pass Mandatory Earned Sick Leave Bill

The idea was first debated in 2011, but died after a veto by Mayor Nutter. Now supporters of earned, paid sick leave are trying again.

03/05/2013

file photo (credit: Tim McLaughlin)

Councilman Greenlee Wants To Reopen Paid Sick Leave Debate

As City Council opens its 2013 session this morning, the lawmakers will find an old controversy is back.

01/24/2013

file photo (credit: KYW's Tony Hanson)

Without Nutter’s Signature, Paid Sick Leave Bill Becomes Law In Philadelphia

Mayor Nutter didn’t sign it, but he didn’t veto it and now a bill that forces a small number of businesses in the city to offer their workers paid sick leave is the law in Philadelphia.

10/28/2011

Stigall Show Log 10.6.11

Chris talks to Seth Everett about last night’s Phillies Playoff loss in St. Louis, Fox News Legal Analyst Lis Wiehl about her book, Waking Hours, and CBS News Reporter Sharyl Attkisson about her coverage of the Fast and Furious scandal.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–10/06/2011

Stigall Show Log 6.30.11

Chris reviews President Obama’s press conference yesterday, talks to former U.N. Ambassador John Bolton about the intervention in Libya, Gerri Willis, host of the Willis Report on FOX Business Channel and to Comedian Joe Piscopo about the opening of Club Piscopo at Resorts in Atlantic City.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–06/30/2011

Stigall Show Log 6.29.11

Chris analyzes the media’s coverage previewing tonight’s press conference from President Obama and he talks Phillies with former Closer and current MLB Network Analyst Mitch Williams.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–06/29/2011

Supporters of mandated paid sick leave were disappointed in the mayor's veto. (Credit: Hadas Kuznits)

Mayor Nutter Vetoes Paid Sick Leave Bill

Mayor 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.

06/29/2011

(Philadelphia city council chambers are home to the first public hearing of the city's redistricting plans following the 2010 Census. File photo)

Philadelphia Earned Sick Leave Legislation Awaits Mayor’s Signature or Veto

City Council, the business community, and advocacy groups are all waiting to see what Philadelphia mayor Michael Nutter will do about the bill that was passed last week requiring most companies to offer employees earned sick leave.

06/21/2011

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