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Governor Brown Signs Legislation to Provide Millions of Californians with Paid Sick Leave

Thursday, September 11, 2014   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Amber Javaid
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LOS ANGELES - Putting California's workers first, Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today signed the Healthy Workplaces, Healthy Families Act of 2014 (AB 1522) by Assemblymember Lorena Gonzalez (D-San Diego), which provides paid sick days to the millions of Californians -- roughly 40% of the state's workforce -- who do not currently earn this benefit.

"Whether you're a dishwasher in San Diego or a store clerk in Oakland, this bill frees you of having to choose between your family's health and your job," said Governor Brown. "Make no mistake, California is putting its workers first."