Posts Tagged Paid Sick Days

Effort to Add Paid Sick Days Has Been Narrowed, More Debate Potentially on the Horizon

Senators may be on the verge of approving paid sick days. But, the bill they’re considering would be a very narrow requirement. Michael Pope reports.

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Virginia Senate to Decide Fate of Paid Sick Days Legislation

As the pandemic continues to grip Virginia, lawmakers are debating paid sick days. Michael Pope reports.

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Could a Proposal to Add Paid Sick Days Make it Through This Year’s General Assembly Session?

Lawmakers are about to begin a new General Assembly session, and resume an ongoing debate over paid sick days. Michael Pope reports.

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New Poll: Broad Support for Paid Sick Day Policy Among Virginians

A new poll shows widespread support for paid sick days. Michael Pope reports.

You can find more information on the poll here.

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State Lawmakers to Take Another Crack at Paid Sick Days Proposal

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Earlier this year, lawmakers considered and rejected a proposal to require employers offer paid sick days. Lawmakers will be considering it again during a special session this week. Michael Pope reports.

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State Democrats Split Over Paid Sick Days

virginia_flag_map_0As members of the General Assembly prepare to return to Richmond next month, many of them are looking for a way to make sure workers in Virginia get sick days. Michael Pope reports.

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Localities Stepping Up to Provide Paid Leave for Employees

virginia_flag_map_0Lawmakers will be returning to Richmond in August to write a new budget and consider a host of criminal justice reforms. And, they’ll also be considering paid leave. Michael Pope reports.

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State Lawmakers Passed on a Paid Sick Days Proposal This Year

general_assembly_2020The Senate rejected an effort to require businesses to offer five paid sick days. Michael Pope reports.

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The Debate Over Paid Sick Days Continues in Richmond

general_assembly_2020With less than two weeks left in the General Assembly session, lawmakers are still hashing out an agreement on paid sick days. Michael Pope has details.

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Governor Northam Weighs In On Paid Sick Days Debate

governor-northam-official-photo_800Lawmakers are debating a proposal to require businesses offer paid sick days to their employees. But, Democrats are divided over which businesses would be required to do that. Michael Pope has details.

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Should All Virginia Workers Be Entitled to Paid Sick Days?

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Democrats are hoping to make workers a centerpiece of their first term in power. Michael Pope has this report about one bill that would help low-wage workers.

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