About the Post

Author Information

Md. lawmakers won’t vote on paid sick days

Maryland lawmakers have decided not to advance legislation that would have required many businesses to let workers earn as many as seven paid sick days each year. Advocates accused Democrats, who hold majorities in both chambers of the legislature, of only supporting working-class issues during election years.

Sen. Thomas M. Middleton (D-Charles) and Del. Dereck E. Davis (D-Prince George’s), who lead the committees that handled the legislation, explained the decision in a letter to the Maryland Chamber of Commerce, which opposes the bill, and the Job Opportunities Task Force, which is fighting for paid sick days.

Read full article here from Washington Post

Advertisements

No comments yet.

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: