Paid Sick Days

The Senate rejected an effort to require businesses to offer five paid sick days.

Governor Ralph Northam is considering how to handle a bill mandating paid sick days.

He’s considering a change that advocates say could undermine the purpose of the bill.

With less than two weeks left in the General Assembly session, lawmakers are still hashing out an agreement on paid sick days.

Governor Ralph Northam and advocates for paid sick days have struck a compromise. It might determine how many businesses are affected.

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Lawmakers 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.