Obama to Give 300,000 Workers Paid Sick Leave With New Executive Order

Obama to Give 300,000 Workers Paid Sick Leave With New Executive OrderPresident Obama will sign an executive order Monday giving hundreds of thousands of workers employed by federal contractors access to paid sick leave. The order will require federal contractors to give employees the ability to earn at least seven days (56 hours) of paid sick leave annually. It will give about 300,000 workers new access to paid sick leave, and an additional number of workers the ability to earn more sick leave than they had before.

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