Maryland Lawmakers Propose Mandatory Paid Sick Leave For Workers

From ThinkProgress Mon Feb 11 2013, 13:32:44

American workers rarely receive paid sick leave, but cities and states across the country are taking up proposals to mandate that employers pay employees who have to miss work because they are sick. A group of Democratic lawmakers has added Maryland to that list with a proposal that would mandate up to seven earned sick [...]

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