By Emily Alpert Reyes

Los Angeles workers would be able to earn at least six paid sick days annually — twice the state minimum — under a proposed law that the City Council backed Tuesday.

Backers of the new law estimate that more than 650,000 L.A. workers could be affected by the city requirements, based on an earlier analysis by the Institute for Women’s Policy Research that gauged how many workers had no access to paid sick leave before California passed its law in 2014.

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