As of July 1, 2012, covered employers in Philadelphia are now required to afford sick leave to certain employees. Here is a copy of the new law. You'll also need to read this bill to have any chance at making heads or tails of the new sick-leave requirements.
Who is a covered employer?
Earlier this month, Philadelphia Mayor Michael A. Nutter
signed legislation that provides a credit to employers who offer
health benefits to same-sex couples, life partners and transgender employees .
It took less than 50 days from the date that City Council
introduced this bill for it to become...
Back in December, I warned you ( here ) that, after two failed attempts to enact paid sick leave in Philadelphia, the third time may be the charm in 2015.
I was right.
(Want to rub my head for good luck? Or hire me as your employment lawyer? Yeah, let’s go with the second one.)