Proposal Would Raise Los Angeles Workers’ Paid Sick Time To 6 Days A Year
Meanwhile, small businesses debate the implications that a proposed sick leave regulation by the Department of Labor could have on their ability to win government contracts.
Los Angeles Times:
L.A. Workers Would Get 6 Paid Sick Days Under New Proposal
Workers in Los Angeles could get at least six paid sick days annually under a proposal backed by a committee of city lawmakers Tuesday -- twice as much as the California state minimum. Labor and community activists heralded the move as a victory for workers and families, allowing many Angelenos to take more time off if they fall ill or have to take care of an ailing child or loved one. (Reyes, 4/12)
The San Francisco Business Times:
Paid Sick Leave Rule Could Make Small Federal Contractors Ill
The Department of Labor’s proposed regulation requiring federal contractors to provide paid sick leave to their employees could make it harder for small businesses to win government contracts. (Hoover, 4/13)