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Many Iowans and Minnesotans do not receive paid sick time

MASON CITY, Iowa – A report by the “Institute for Women’s Policy Research” and “Take Action Minnesota” finds that nearly half of Americans do not receive paid sick days. 350 more words

Iowa

Report: No earned sick time for 41 percent of Minnesota workers

Four in 10 Minnesota workers face a choice between showing up for work sick and forfeiting a day’s pay. What’s more troubling, most of the 1.1 million Minnesotans who lack access to earned sick time off work in low-wage jobs. 364 more words

Politics

California Employers Required to Provide Paid Sick Leave

California’s Governor Jerry Brown signed into law the “Healthy Workplaces, Healthy Families Act of 2014″ on September 10, 2014.

This law requires all California employers to provide at least three paid days of sick leave to their employees each year.  223 more words

HR

Panel: Women workers making gains in Minnesota, but work toward equity remains

On the 94th anniversary of women’s suffrage in the U.S., a panel of three state lawmakers from the East Metro discussed the gains women workers in Minnesota made with passage of the Women’s Economic Security Act this year – and the work for equality that remains to be done. 660 more words

Politics

Visit the Labor Pavilion at the Minnesota State Fair!

Heading to the great Minnesota get-together? Stop by the Labor Pavilion for live music and entertainment, interactive exhibits and several opportunities to take action in support of working Minnesotans. 848 more words

Politics

Paid Sick Leave and the Three Lenses of Policy Analysis

Some political debates have two equally valid sides.  More often than not, however, the evidence is significantly more one-sided than journalists and pundits suggest.  AB 1522… 1,002 more words

Labor