Philly's Paid Sick Leave Bill Can't Surmount Mayor's Veto

Law360, Philadelphia (April 11, 2013, 1:43 PM EDT) -- Philadelphia’s bill requiring employers to provide their workers with paid sick leave died Thursday when the bill’s sponsor concluded that it fell a single vote short of the 12 votes necessary to overcome a veto by Mayor Michael Nutter.

Noelle Marconi, legislative director for bill sponsor Councilman Bill Greenlee, said the councilman opted not to bring up the override effort for a vote at Thursday’s council session, the second since Nutter's April 3 veto.

Greenlee, who was not immediately available Thursday for comment, had spent the...
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