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Obama's Sick Leave Push Faces Uphill Battle In Congress

Law360, New York (January 15, 2015, 8:49 PM EST) -- President Barack Obama's call for Congress to enact legislation that would require certain employers to allow workers to earn up to seven days of paid sick leave is unlikely to bear fruit with Republicans in control of the House and Senate, employment lawyers say, and his push for cities and states to step up with their own leave laws isn't expected to prompt any action either.

The Obama administration voiced full-throated support for the Healthy Families Act, which would open the door for tens of millions...
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