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St. Pete gets nod from U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez for its paid leave policy

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U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas E. Perez made a stop in St. Pete Wednesday afternoon to give Mayor Rick Kriseman a pat on the back for his leadership in expanding the city’s paid leave policy for employees. Perez told city employees they won the “boss” lottery. “But you shouldn’t have to win the boss lottery to take care of a sick kid,” Perez said, adding that leave policies should also include provisions for the care of a sick parent. The…

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