San Antonio City Clerk Certifies Petition Signatures For Mandatory Paid Sick Leave

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The City Council has until August 20 to decide how to respond to the petition.

By Joey PalaciosAugust 3, 2018 9:30 am| ,

From Texas Public Radio:

The issue of paid sick leave for workers in San Antonio has crossed an important threshold. Over 70,000 required signatures from petitions were certified by the San Antonio City Council Thursday.

Now, it’s up to the Council to decide whether to create an ordinance or leave it up to voters during the midterm elections. The City Council has until August 20 to decide what steps to take next.

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