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Md. Senate committee passes paid sick-leave bill

Mar 4, 2017 - The Washington Post

House approves similar measure; some seasonal workers would be excluded

A paid sick-leave measure, hailed by labor advocates but derided by business owners, was approved by a key Maryland Senate committee Friday, a sign that Maryland could join the District and seven states in requiring certain businesses to provide the benefit.

The 8-to-4 vote by the Senate Finance Committee came just hours after the House of Delegates gave final approval to a similar version of the bill. The full

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