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(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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Philadelphia City Council Pass Sick Leave And DROP Bills

In the middle of pressing soda and property tax issues, City Council dealt with two controversial bills dealing with sick leave and the DROP program.

06/17/2011

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Philadelphia Councilmen Make Adjustment To Paid Sick Leave Bill

The debate continues in City Council over whether to force local firms to give workers earned sick leave. The proposal was amended Thursday, but not enough to satisfy critics.

06/10/2011

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Philadelphia City Council Moves To Exempt Small Firms From Paid Sick Leave Law

The original bill requiring earned sick leave covered all Philadelphia businesses, but now Councilman Bill Greenlee has amended it to exclude small firms.

06/09/2011

(Activiists, outside City Hall, display orange postcards they say support paid sick leave legislation for Philadelphia.  Photo by Jim Melwert)

Group ‘Surrounds’ Philadelphia City Hall With Support For Paid Sick Leave Law

Community groups pushing for a new law in Philadelphia that would require most businesses in the city to offer paid sick days to workers urged City Council to move the bill forward.

05/26/2011

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Ultimate Approval In Doubt For Philadelphia “Earned Sick Leave” Measure

Philadelphia City Council was holding a lengthy public hearing today on a controversial topic: whether the city should require companies to offer employees earned sick leave.

03/01/2011

Paid Sick Leave Proposal in Pa. Gets Renewed Push

A Pennsylvania lawmaker is renewing his push for approval of a bill that would require businesses to offer paid sick leave.

08/18/2010

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