Connecticut Businesses Consider Sick Leave Laws

Thursday, June 09, 2011

For millions of working Americans, calling in sick isn’t an option. That’s because 40 million employees in the United States do not have paid sick leave. This will no longer be the case for food service or day care workers in Connecticut by May 2012, because of a newly passed law requiring businesses with 50 or more employees to give their workers one hour of sick leave for every 40 hours worked.

The passing of this law makes Connecticut the first state in the country to adopt mandated sick-day laws. We hear from Dave Rutigliano, chef and owner of The Southport Brewing Company in Connecticut who tells us why sick-leave is bad news for small business. Jon Green, executive director for Connecticut Working Familes, also speaks with us.

Guests:

Jon Green and Dave Rutigliano

Produced by:

Hsi-Chang Lin

Comments [1]

business branding from http://www.CaliforniaTeaHouse.com/

Do you consider your business to be a large kind of fish in a sinking pond? If you want to get your game with all the large businesses in the market world, it is necessary for you to establish your business brand early on for it to carve out a piece of the larger market shares. Effortless for most of you to say, but business brand management might be easier to attain than you think it is.

Nov. 25 2011 12:07 PM

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