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Key Votes

SB 913 - Requires Paid Sick Leave - Key Vote

Connecticut Key Votes

Gregg Haddad Co-Sponsored (Introduced) this Legislation.

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Stage Details

Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Requires Paid Sick Leave

Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (76-65) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (18-17) - (Key vote)

Title: Requires Paid Sick Leave

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that requires employers to provide paid sick leave to service workers, effective January 1, 2012.

  • Requires employers to provide paid sick leave annually to each of their “service workers” in the state (Sec. 2).
  • Defines “service worker” as an employee of a certain occupation including, but not limited to, the following (Sec. 1):
    • Social Workers;
    • Librarians;
    • Medical and Health Services Managers
    • Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics;
    • Nursing Aides, Orderlies and Attendants;
    • Cooks, Bartenders, Dishwashers, Waiters and Waitresses; and
    • Retail Salespersons.
  • Requires paid sick leave for “service workers” to begin to accrue starting January 1, 2012 (Sec. 2).
  • Requires paid sick leave to accrue at a rate of 1 hour of paid sick leave for every 40 hours worked, and that total sick leave shall not be more than 40 hours per calendar year (Sec. 2).
  • Authorizes “services workers” to roll over up to 40 hours of paid sick leave from 1 calendar year to the next (Sec. 2).
  • Requires employers to pay employees at a rate equal to or greater than their normal salary (Sec. 2).
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Requires Paid Sick Leave

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