Awhile back there was a Porkulus story about a failed "green jobs" program in Seattle. It didn't work because to get the money you had to pay workers $25 an hour, what Seattle bureaucrats decided was a "living wage", while the going rate for construction work was $14 an hour. IIRC, there was even a not wanting to be in a "race to the bottom" quote, rationalizing the higher pay. Well they're at it again. They've decided if you have a business with more than 4 employees, you need to give them paid sick leave. Why saddle businesses with additional costs to hiring people during historic unemployment? I'll let Mayor Mike McGinn explain that: One wonders what "top" he is racing to? Highest unemployment?