ABC Evening News for Monday, Sep 23, 2002
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(Studio: Elizabeth Vargas) A closer look at California's landmark law allowing workers time off with some pay introduced.
(Los Angeles: Judy Muller) The California law allowing time off to care for newborns, newly adopted children or sick family members examined; details given of the opposition from the business community. [Bus driver Vincent CONSTANTINO- says he had to take care of his family while losing income.] [Governor Gray DAVIS - says the law will allow families to get through difficult medical times without going broke.] [Bill sponsor state senator Sheila KUEHL- says this is a good deal.] [Shop owner Bill NELSON, National Partnership for Women & Families Judith LICHTMAN- offer differing opinions on the new law.] Map shown of states considering paid leave bills.
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