We’ve just learned that the Chair of the Senate Commerce and Labor Committee will hold a hearing on Paid Sick and Safe Days, the Equal Pay Opportunity Act, and minimum wage legislation next Monday, March 30th at 1:30 p.m. 254 more words
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Women’s work is central to our economy. Most households couldn’t make ends meet without women’s income. Yet, women make less than men across every occupation. Because employers find ways to pay women less, families struggle to pay their bills, and can’t save for education or retirement. 708 more words
KIMT News 3 – Paid sick leave is a perk for many job seekers out there, but research shows it benefits everyone.
The Minnesota Department of Health’s Center for Health Equity found there are numerous benefits for a business offering paid sick leave. 162 more words
Hundreds of WA Work and Family Coalition supporters recently urged members of the state House to support Paid Sick and Safe Leave legislation and the Equal Pay Opportunity Act. 261 more words
HARTFORD, Conn. (WTNH) — In 2015 we are still trying to figure pay equity for women in the workplace. One organization taking that on was front and center at the state capitol Thursday. 326 more words
Two key measures to boost Washington’s economy and protect the economic security of millions of working families in Washington have passed the state House:
- State Minimum Wage Increase… 265 more words
DETROIT (WWJ) — A new bill introduced in Lansing would make paid sick days mandatory in Michigan.
Newly elected Detroit democratic state representative Stephanie Chang of District 6 in Detroit — who introduced the legislation, House Bill 4167 — said that granting paid sick leave to Michigan workers is not only economically beneficial, it is the right thing to do. 167 more words