PA Workers, Businesses Need A Paid Sick Leave Law (July 22, 2015)
By Maria Donatucci, Philly.com
Everybody gets sick, and some of us can take a day off from work if we need to care for ourselves or a loved one. But many others don’t have that luxury.
Thankfully, Philadelphia recently enacted legislation that gives paid sick leave to about 200,000 more workers. Employers with 10 or more employees must offer paid sick time, allowing workers to accrue one hour of leave for every 40 hours worked.
Other cities, such as Pittsburgh, are following suit.