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Paid Sick Leave Bill To Be Introduced in Pittsburgh Today

Pittsburgh City Council member Corey O’Connor will introduce an ordinance that mandates some employers provide paid sick days for certain employees today. The number of paid sick days would depend on the number of hours an employee worked within a given week, with a cap of either 72 or 40 hours per year, depending on the size of the employer. 476 more words


Workers need paid safe leave

Spokane has an incredible opportunity to stand on the right side of domestic violence history this year by adopting an equitable safe and sick leave policy. 173 more words

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Higher wages and paid sick days matter for everyone

We know a thing or two about low wages and paid sick leave. We are two retail workers in King County. Our union, along with many others — and health, faith and community organizations — support a higher minimum wage and paid sick days. 183 more words

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Day One: Minnesota home care workers' first contract takes effect today

The union contract that goes into effect today between the State of Minnesota and home care workers statewide is a big deal to Tallaya Byers. But it’s about more than paid time off, wage increases and other benefits that kick in today, the 38-year-old from St. 349 more words


Paid Sick Days in MoCo

Didn’t get to this yesterday but it’s a major legislative accomplishment. The Montgomery County Council unanimously passed a bill providing for up to seven days of paid sick leave for employees in the County. 192 more words

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Gov. Chris Christie Makes New Jerseyans Ill

I recently stood outside a fancy Midtown restaurant with a dozen New Jersey activists who came to protest their governor, Chris Christie. In 2013, New York City made paid sick days a basic right, ensuring that 1 million New Yorkers no longer had to worry about losing pay—or even their jobs—if they caught the flu or their child ran a fever. 730 more words

Congratulations Oregon! Statewide paid sick leave bill wins final legislative approval

On Friday, Oregon’s state House passed a bill that would require most employers to offer five days of paid sick leave to their employees. If the governor signs it into law as advocates believe she will, it will be the fourth state in the country with such a requirement. 170 more words

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