Mayor Nutter To Decide Paid Sick Leave This Week

NewsWorks reports that Mayor Nutter is expected to repeat his own history this week, and mandate a bill requiring most Philadelphia businesses to offer paid sick leave to their employees. The City Council passed the bill last month with 11 votes; it would take 12 to override the veto. City Councilman Bill Greenlee apparently holds out hope :”We have put a ‘mom and pop’ exemption in so companies with five or less employees would not have to provide any paid sick days,” he told NewsWorks. “We’ve excluded interns, pool employees, that kind of thing. So we think we’ve made this a very palatable bill.”