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'Job Killers' That Aren't

By Donald Cohen
Los Angeles Times

"Local business organizations vigorously opposed San Francisco's[Paid Sick Leave] law when it was proposed, predicting job losses, shuttered businesses and slashed benefits. But they were wrong. A recent survey by the Institute of Women's Policy Research of employers and workers found that San Francisco's law has been a success. It has allowed workers to stay at home when they or their children are ill, and two-thirds of the city's employers now support the mandate."

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