Economy

Floridians Denied Chance To Vote On Paid Sick Leave

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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.