shutterstock_136149587Written by Kelly Dobbs Bunting and Christiana L. Signs

On Feb. 12, 2015, Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter signed into law a new chapter in the Philadelphia Code, “Promoting Healthy Families and Workplaces,” that requires employers with 10 or more employees in Philadelphia to provide paid sick time to certain workers. The ordinance takes effect on or about May 13, 2015. It is recommended that affected employers review their paid leave policies and procedures in light of the new law to assess what changes, if any, to implement before the May 2015 effective date.

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