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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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City Council Considers Forcing Employers To Offer Earned Sick Days

Advocates for the bill say it would cut health care costs. Opponents call it burdensome.

03/01/2011

by KYW's Steve Tawa

Nutter Says City Economy Is Recovering

Despite the economic challenges of the past two and a half years, Mayor Nutter told the business community that investment is flowing again, and they’re working everyday to create jobs.

02/11/2011

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