David Simmons http://wlrn.org en Bill Aims To Bar Local Government From Ordering Employers To Offer Sick Leave http://wlrn.org/post/bill-aims-bar-local-government-ordering-employers-offer-sick-leave <p></p><p>Advocates for working folk haven’t had a lot of luck establishing a right to paid sick leave in Florida.</p><p>Miami-Dade County Commissioner Barbara Jordan's proposal was defeated last year and, in Orlando, Orange County commissioners found a way to avoid a sick time referendum, even though 50,000 residents had won a ballot spot, fair and square, with their signatures on a petition.</p> Tue, 08 Jan 2013 13:30:00 +0000 Rick Stone 7376 at http://wlrn.org Bill Aims To Bar Local Government From Ordering Employers To Offer Sick Leave