An executive order from the Obama administrationmandating 56 hours of paid sick leave for government contractorsseems likely to remain intact under the Trump administration, asreported by Bloomberg BNA.

The rulefrom the Department of Labor was issued in 2016 and applies to morethan one million federal contractors. It went into effect for anycontracts awarded after the first of this year.

Once the Trump administration took office though, many expecteda GOP reversal of the order, and some in the administration earlyon discussed overturning the rule. But Republicans on the HouseEducation and Workforce Committee decided not to pursue actionsthat would get rid of the rule, making it seem as though paid sick leave is here to stay — for the timebeing.

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