As was preordained, the PCC unanimously voted to require all businesses to pay employees a minimum of 40 hours off each year for "sick leave", and Portland Democratics plan to push that requirement statewide.
"Clearly the passage of the ordinance in Portland gives a lot of momentum to this," said Rep. Michael Dembrow, a Portland Democrat and one of the bill's co-sponsors. "We want this to be a statewide solution. The workers all around the state need this, frankly.
It's worth noting that none of them has ever run a business.