Portland City Council Approves Paid Sick Leave Policy


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The Portland City Council recently approved a decree that authorizes businesses to have a paid sick time policy.

When the said ordinance is implemented, thousands of workers will be eligible to receive up to 40 hours per year of paid or job-protected sick leave without fear of lost pay or termination. This is in part of the Ensuring Good Jobs and Access to Services initiative.


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