Committee Kills Sick Leave Bill

Legislation requiring California employers to provide paid sick leave was killed in committee Thursday afternoon, handing a major victory to business groups. The legislation was fiercely opposed by employer groups that said it put an unfair financial burden on employers in a slowing economy. The California Chamber of Commerce put it near the top of its annual listing of “job-killer” bills. Read More. (Los Angeles Business Journal 08/08/08)

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