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GrowSmartBusiness: New Connecticut Law Requires Paid Sick Leave. Will the Trend Spread? #li

The bill does not affect all small businesses—only those in the service sector and with more than 50 employees. Only hourly workers are covered, and they only receive one hour of paid sick leave for each 40 hours worked, with a maximum of 5 days per year. Employees are also required to have worked at least 10 hours per week during the previous quarter in order to receive the paid sick leave. In addition, manufacturers, nonprofit organizations are exempt, along with salaried employees, independent contractors, temporary employees and day laborers. Nonetheless, estimates are that some 200,000 to 400,000 workers in the state will be affected by the legislation.

Full article: http://www.networksolutions.com/smallbusiness/2011/06/new...

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