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Restaurant owner refutes WSJ op-ed – says paid sick days are good for the bottom line

After publishing a misleading op-ed using distorted data, the Wall Street Journal posted this letter to the editor from a San Francisco restaurant owner supportive of paid sick days. The author of the letter, restaurant owner Jennifer Piallat, writes she … Continue reading

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Paid Sick Days Laws Could Become Contagious

From the Huffington Post: It may be time to say, “As Connecticut goes, so goes the nation.” Any day now, Connecticut’s governor is expected to place his John Hancock on a bill that will make Connecticut the first state in … 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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Why Regulations Can Help Your Business Grow

From BNet: What makes a city a great place to build a business? If your city required every employer to offer paid sick leave and family leave, what would that do to your business? If you think your company would … Continue reading

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Three ways you can help make Seattle a healthier place to live, work and shop

From the Puget Sound Alliance for Retired Americans: When we go out for a meal or shop for groceries, none of us wants to come home with stomach flu. Yet most of the employees we encounter in restaurants, and far … Continue reading

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Paid sick days: Employers in San Francisco

Via Washington Policy Watch: From the report Evaluating Paid Sick Leave Part 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 |10 In February 2007, San Francisco implemented the nation’s first paid … Continue reading

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Paid sick days: Jobs in San Francisco

Via Washington Policy Watch: From the report Evaluating Paid Sick Leave Part 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 |10 In February 2007, San Francisco implemented the nation’s first paid … Continue reading

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