California Sick Leave Bill Won't Become Law This Year

Law360, New York (August 8, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- As the California Legislature continues to bicker over a long-overdue budget, the state Senate Appropriations Committee held up a bill Thursday that would have required all employers in the state to provide paid sick days to their workers.

Marc A. Koonin, an attorney in Sedgwick Detert Moran & Arnold LLP's San Francisco office, said that although the decision to hold up the bill wouldn't technically keep it from being brought back, as a practical matter, the bill is probably dead for this year.

He added, however,...
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