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Florida Employees Earned Sick Time Amendment

Creation of New Article X, Section 29

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Requires that employers with 5 or more employees provide paid sick time and all other employers provide unpaid sick time. Provides accrual rates with a maximum accrual of 40 hours per calendar year for illness or injury, medical care, care of family member, domestic violence or sexual battery needs, workplace or school closures due to public health emergency or compliance with quarantine. Retaliation is prohibited and rights may be enforced in court. Provides effective date.

Family Always Come First, Inc.
Post Office Box 533732
Orlando, FL 32853-
(321) 800-2095
  Contact: Deborah E. Soto, Chairperson
2092 East Prairie Circle
Deltona, FL 32725-0000

Statewide total needed for judicial and financial impact review: 76,632 
Statewide total needed to make ballot position: 766,200 
Statewide total currently valid: 0*
Congressional district totals needed for judicial and economic reviews and ballot placement, with currently valid signatures: View by District by County
*Statewide and congressional district totals for ballot position are NOT OFFICAL until an initiative petition is certified to have made ballot. Once an initiative petition is certified for ballot position, total currently valid may exceed the official totals at time of certification. For status on ballot position, see Status Table below.
Two signature thresholds must first be met for ballot position: 1) statewide total [8 percent of the votes cast in the last presidential election], and 2) Congressional District signature totals in at least 14 of Florida's 27 Congressional Districts [8 percent of the votes cast in each Congressional District in the last presidential election]. See section 3, Article XI, Fla. Const., section 100.371, Fla. Stat.
A Congressional District may consist of one or more counties and a county may be part of more than one congressional district. To find out the signature threshold required in each Congressional District for review and ballot position, the current number of verified signatures in each Congressional District by county, and how many Congressional Districts may have met or exceeded signature thresholds, click the link above titled "View by District by County".

Status: Withdrawn
Approval Date: 05/20/2015 
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Made Ballot:  
Ballot Number: 0  
Election Year: 2018 

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