Sick time bill passes state Senate

A bill has passed the state Senate that would require businesses to offer employees paid sick time.The 18 to 17 vote followed six hours of

HARTFORD - A bill has passed the state Senate that would require businesses to offer employees paid sick time.

The 18 to 17 vote followed six hours of debate yesterday and marks a big victory for unions who've pushed for the legislation for years.

Businesses have fought the measure, saying it will kill jobs.

The bill now heads to the state House.

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