Trenton considers paid sick leave for workers at local businesses; speaker calls for statewide measure

Trenton could soon be the next New Jersey

Trenton could soon be the next New Jersey city to require local businesses to provide paid sick leave. (August 6, 2014 6:36 PM)

Trenton could soon be the next New Jersey city to require local businesses to provide paid sick leave.

Advocates for the new legislation dropped off signatures at City Hall Tuesday encouraging the mayor to support the benefit for all workers. The city council would have to approve the measure. Trenton Councilwoman Marge Caldwell Wilson said Wednesday she'd support the idea.

"I think...

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