U.S. Contractors Will Get Paid Sick Time Under Obama Order

  • President announces sick leave mandate Monday in Boston
  • About 300,000 more workers will get paid time off in U.S.

U.S. President Barack Obama looks on during a bilateral meeting in the Oval Office of the White House September 4, 2015 in Washington, D.C.

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About 300,000 workers for U.S. government contractors will gain paid sick leave under an executive order President Barack Obama signed Monday.

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