Tags » Paid Sick Days
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
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
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
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
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