Wednesday, January 09, 2008
Health Care/Sick Leave Laws
Several new health care/sick leave laws may effect contract attorneys in several big city markets:
D.C. could become the second U.S. city to require employers to provide paid sick leave to all workers. The D.C. Council is scheduled to vote on the measure Jan. 8:
San Francisco already requires agencies to provide contract attorneys with paid sick leave. Today, the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals also upheld a San Francisco ordinance which will now allow for universal health care within the city. A similar law is being proposed within the California legislature.