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Reality Check: Initiative 300

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(credit: CBS)

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DENVER (CBS4)- With election day in Denver just a little more than two weeks away, more ads are hitting the airwaves. One of those is urging voters to oppose a paid sick day measure.

CBS4’s Political Specialist Shaun Boyd gave the ad a reality check. Watch her report below.

Initiative 300 would require employers in Denver with 10 or more workers to provide nine paid sick days a year. Those with fewer than 10 employees would have to provide five paid sick days.

REALITY CHECK RESOURCES: San Francisco Paid Sick Leave Study | San Francisco’s Paid Sick Leave Ordinance: Outcomes for Employers and Employees | Initiative 300 legal analysis | Bell Policy Center: Costs and benefits of paid sick leave | Sick and Safe Time City Fiscal Impacts

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