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Paid Sick Days: A Backgrounder

Last week, New York City joined five other cities and the state of Connecticut in mandating that employers provide their employees with paid sick days. The legislation comes at a time when almost… 889 more words

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Watch: Voices from the Front Lines

Voices from the Front Lines – a powerful new video from Family Values @ Work – combines a series of real-life vignettes about the struggles of working families across the country. 119 more words

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Equal Pay for Women Requires Paid Time to Care

As we pause to commemorate Equal Pay Day – the day well into the year when the earnings of women working full time catch up with men’s earnings from the previous year – many people are asking why women earn so much less than men. 671 more words

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Jose's Story

Jose Lopez has worked in the same fast food restaurant in Tacoma for 5 years. His schedule changes weekly and he receives no paid leave. 169 more words

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Christy's Story

Christy is the mother of three kids and a hospital nurse in Tacoma, WA. With access to paid sick days, she knows that she is one of the lucky ones. 193 more words

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Tacoma Citizen's Forum on April 8th at City Hall

40,000 workers in Tacoma don’t receive a paid day off to take care of themselves or a loved one. The Healthy Tacoma Coalition believes that every worker should be treated with dignity, and have the ability to perform in a safe and healthy workplace. 141 more words

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“Great” Alternatives to Paid Sick Days

Kids are gross. Inspiring, cuddly, lovable, yes – but also: gross. I had barely heard of things like pink eye, ringworm and foot and mouth disease until I became a mom. 492 more words

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