Sick-Leave Measure Dies in Senate Committee

AB 2716 was fiercely opposed by business interests, but its demise apparently was due to its projected costs of implementation and enforcement in a year when the state faces a $15.2 billion deficit. “In an already troubled economy, California should be seeking ways to stimulate job growth and avoid forcing costly mandates on employers,” the California Chamber of Commerce said in a letter opposing the measure. Read More. (The Sacramento Bee 08/08/08)