Sick Leave Bill to Get Assembly Hearing

But at least a dozen business groups have lined up to oppose the bill, contending it would increase costs and liability. Business leaders also warn it could lower wages and reduce available health insurance. In the worst-case scenario, the mandate could lead to job loss or reduced work hours, said Denise Davis, a spokeswoman for the California Chamber of Commerce. Read More. (Associated Press in the San Jose Mercury News 04/07/08)