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Thu Jan 17, 2013, 07:05 PM

As Flu Epidemic Hits Nation, Florida Corporate Group Trying To Ban Paid Sick-Leave Laws


http://boldprogressives.org/as-flu-epidemic-hits-nation-florida-corporate-group-trying-to-ban-paid-sick-leave-laws/#.UPiQVfLNmSo

Last week, New York governor Andrew Cuomo (D) declared a public health emergency in response to the flu epidemic, which has now seen cases in 47 states.

But despite this epidemic, one corporate front group is advocating for banning cities from enacting legislation guaranteeing paid sick days to employees.

The Florida Chamber of Commerce said Wednesday that one of its top legislative priorities this year would be blocking local governments from adopting paid sick-time measures such as the one pending in Orange County.

At a news conference in Tallahassee, Chamber President Mark Wilson said his powerful business group wants a law that would ban cities and counties from creating varying paid-sick-leave rules across the state.

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Thu Jan 17, 2013, 07:16 PM

1. Its no wonder the "O" in Florida in their logo

has an outline of a limp penis in it.

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Thu Jan 17, 2013, 07:18 PM

2. Why do you think they named it Floriduh? n/t

 

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