Eugene begins debate on paid sick leave

Eugene begins debate on paid sick leave

City Council will debate whether to require private employers to provide paid sick leave to employees.

The discussion will follow the presentation of a report by a 15-person mayor-appointed committee that gathered information about implementing paid sick leave.

Committee members were not asked to make a recommendation. Instead, they were given the task of investigating issues and facts around paid sick leave, analyzing policy options, listening to different viewpoints and producing a report to help the council deliberate.

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