Floridians Denied Chance To Vote On Paid Sick Leave

Orange County Floridians will be unable to cast their votes for or against paid sick leave in November. The contentious debate surrounding a ballot initiative to provide earned sick days to Orange County employees has come to a sad close for sick leave advocates, after county commissioners stalled long enough to prevent the initiative from making the ballot-printing deadline. Despite a court’s order that the initiative be included, big business and the commission colluded to prevent its advancement.