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Philly Mayor’s Veto Won’t Halt Momentum for Paid Sick Days

Via Family Values At Work: “Mayor Nutter’s decision to stand with corporate lobbyists and veto the new paid sick days ordinance is short-sighted — and most likely will be short-lived. More than one hundred organizations that make up the Coalition … Continue reading

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Finally, CT to Become First State With Paid Sick Leave Legislation; Now What About the Rest of the Country?

From Alternet: As progressives across the country struggle to beat back a wave of right-wing statewide legislation, their Connecticut counterparts are poised to celebrate a historic victory: the signing of a bill making their state the first in the nation … Continue reading

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Can a paid sick leave plan go national?

From MSNBC: Jennifer Piallat, owner of Zazie Restaurant in San Francisco, initially opposed a bill proposed that would require businesses in the city to offer paid sick days to employees. “I thought it was going to become paid hangover days,” … Continue reading

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Momentum building for paid sick days around the country

Following a 3 a.m. vote in the early hours of Saturday morning, state legislators in Connecticut approved the first statewide paid sick days legislation in the United States. The bill, which now awaits approval by Governor Daniel Malloy, will ensure … Continue reading

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Paid sick days victory in Milwaukee evidence of national trend

Last Thursday, March 24, the Wisconsin Court of Appeals upheld a upheld Milwaukee’s voter-approved paid sick days ordinance. The city joins San Francisco and Washington, D.C. as one of three U.S. cities that ensure every worker can earn paid sick … Continue reading

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Paid sick days update from Philadelphia

From Pathways PA Policy Blog: Despite the bleak news coming from across the country regarding budget deficits and workers’ rights, paid sick days campaigns are still providing bright spots in this tough policy year.  On Tuesday, after a packed rally … Continue reading

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Jennifer Pialatt: Paid sick days are good for my business

Jennifer Pialatt, owner of the restaurant Zazie in San Francisco, was initially skeptical when the city passed a paid sick days ordinance. “I was relatively sure they [paid sick days] would become ‘paid hung-over days’. They did not…People have not … Continue reading

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