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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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An election sweep for paid sick days!

In 2014 alone, our movement has more than tripled the number of workers who will be able to earn paid sick days – now nearly 10 million workers. 34 more words

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For workers, Election Day could mean more paid sick days

About 39% of private sector workers in the United States are not guaranteed paid sick leave, which means that when those people fall ill they have to choose between going to work sick or missing out on a day’s pay. 735 more words


An interview with Tacoma City Councilperson Ryan Mello on paid sick days

What’s in store for paid sick days in Tacoma? Kristin Rowe-Finkbeiner, co-founder and CEO of MomsRising.org, interviewed Tacoma City Councilmember Ryan Mello to find out. 922 more words

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Say it ain't so, Mayor Strickland

The corporate-funded Washington Retail Association announced details of a Tacoma paid sick leave ordinance yesterday which they claim is about to be introduced by Mayor Marilyn Strickland. 447 more words

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