Posts Tagged Paid Sick Days

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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