Wednesday, June 1, 2011

New Letter to the Editor in Today's Philadelphia Daily News

The editorial "Mandated Sick Pay: Job Killer" had only one thing right, that "It is completely unfair that some workers don't get sick days."

It is the responsibility of City Council to right this wrong and require all employers to provide paid sick days to keep Philadelphians healthy and employed. When you add in the benefits of low turnover and a healthy and productive workforce, this measure will benefit businesses in the long run.

Elly Porter-Webb, Philadelphia

You can also read the letter at http://articles.philly.com/2011-05-31/news/29603216_1_sick-days-small-businesses-public-sector.

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