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Airport workers win paid sick leave, continue fight to reinstate fired Delta worker

Airport workers’ campaign for better wages and conditions took a step forward today, as the Metropolitan Airports Commission unanimously approved a measure requiring employers to provide paid sick leave to all workers at Minneapolis-St. 534 more words

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Will the Tacoma City Council pass the weakest paid sick days law in the nation?

No one should be forced to go to work sick. No one should be forced to stay at work when they have a sick child waiting miserably at school. 689 more words

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Press Release: Community pushes back on Tacoma Mayor’s proposed sick leave ordinance

TACOMA, WA | A paid sick days ordinance introduced today by Tacoma Mayor Marilyn Strickland is being criticized – by local workers, health professionals, business owners, faith leaders and others – for failing to include provisions that would ensure workers can actually stay home to get well, or care for a sick child or elderly parent. 766 more words

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Fast-food workers' Fight for $15 gaining momentum in Twin Cities (video)

Fast-food workers in 160 cities nationwide went on strike today, including 50 workers from 14 restaurants in the Twin Cities. The strikers are demanding $15 per hour and union rights. 498 more words

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Black Friday recap: Strikes, marches lift call for higher wages

Demonstrators in the Twin Cities yesterday echoed an expansive call put forth at Black Friday actions across the country to lift workers and their families out of poverty by guaranteeing livable wages, access to earned sick time and a path to forming a union without fear of retaliation. 779 more words


Video: Black Friday march in St. Paul

On the biggest shopping day of the year, nearly 500 people in St. Paul demonstrated outside the Midway Walmart, demanding that the retailer pay its associates living wages and stop retaliating against workers organizing for change. 32 more words

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Forcing Sick Employees To Stay Home

By Amy E. Feldman

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) - Can a company force a sick employee to stay home?

In a Simpsons episode from 1994, Homer Simpson calls out sick from work and is told: if you don’t come in tomorrow, don’t bother coming in Monday. 174 more words

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