Paid sick leave proposal draws crowd to City Hall

In The News

By Lynn Brezosky 

Employers found in violation of the ordinance, enacted at part of the city’s public health code, would have an opportunity to remedy before paying a $500 civil fine.

According to the Institute for Women’s Policy Research, 350,000 people, or 39 percent of the San Antonio workforce, lack paid sick time.

“Paid sick time is a basic human right. It’s not a luxury, it’s a necessity,” said Henry “El Zapatista” Rodriguez of the League of United Latin American Citizens, or LULAC.

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