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Miami-Dade County rejects measure to require paid sick leave

Proposal would have required employers to provide one hour of paid leave for every 30 hours worked

The Miami-Dade Board of County Commissioners rejected a measure that would have required restaurateurs and other businesses in the county to offer paid sick leave to their employees.

The measure, which was opposed by the South Florida Partnership, a coalition of businesses and associations that includes the Florida Restaurant and Lodging Association, was voted down by a margin of 8 to 4.

Sponsored by Commissioner Barbara Jordan, the “Paid Sick Leave” propo

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