A bill that would require employers to give all workers paid sick leave would result in a loss of jobs and economic productivity in the state.
That's according to a report released Tuesday by the National Federation of Independent Business.
The study analyzes the potential economic impact of statewide paid sick leave that would be implemented under an Assembly bill now working its way through the state legislature.
The study says, if the bill becomes law, more than 184,000 California jobs could be lost by 2024 and California's real output could decrease by nearly $30 billion over the next ten years.
It goes on to say that small business would bear 57 percent of job losses and 54 percent of lost sales.
The NFIB's Executive Director John Kabateck calls the bill "ill-conceived."