Philly Mayor Vetoes Mandatory Paid Sick Leave Bill

Law360, New York (April 4, 2013, 2:25 PM EDT) -- Philadelphia Mayor Michael A. Nutter on Wednesday vetoed legislation that would require local employers to provide paid sick leave to their workers, saying the measure would burden Philadelphia businesses, cost jobs and leave the city less competitive in the global marketplace.

In his veto message to the City Council, Nutter applauded the intent behind the measure, but its mandate that Philadelphia businesses with six or more employees provide between four and seven days of paid sick leave a year to employees ultimately hurts the city's chances...
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