"Capitol Update" piece reporting that the Legislature's Labor Committee voted in
"Capitol Update" piece reporting that the Legislature's Labor Committee voted in December in support of a proposal by Rep. Jackie Norton (D-Bangor) to require any business with more than 25 employees to provide paid sick time. Sen. Ethan Strimling (D-Portland) said the legislation is needed and makes economic sense. Norton's original bill would have allowed workers to earn up to nine sick days in a year, but the Labor Committee changed that to five days. Opposition from the business community remains strong. Dana Connors, president of the Maine State Chamber of Commerce, said mandating sick leave would be a significant cost for too many small employers.
Employment, Employees Benefits
Leary, Mal, ""Capitol Update" piece reporting that the Legislature's Labor Committee voted in" (2008). Maine News Index – MaineBiz. 4454.
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