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Philadelphia Mayor Vetoed Paid Sick Days

Last week, Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter vetoed the “Promoting Healthy Families and Workplaces” ordinance, which called for employees to earn paid sick leave. The bill, which was passed by the City’s Council in March, sought to  require employers with six to 19 employees to offer up to four paid sick days a year, and up to seven days for larger employers. Employers with five or fewer employees would not have been affected. While the bill could have made a significant impact in the lives of Philadelphia workers, Nutter vetoed it, citing that it “would harm [Philadelphia’s] ability to attract newRead More