Require paid sick leave for all of N.J.: Editorial

A recent editorial from New Jersey’s Star Ledger challenges the state’s political, business and community leaders to stand in support of workers’ most basic rights and pass paid sick leave for all. Washington’s leaders should do the same. From the folks who brought us voter suppression laws and “stand your ground,” there’s a new movementContinue reading “Require paid sick leave for all of N.J.: Editorial”

Weighing the Costs and Benefits of Enhanced Paid Sick Days in DC

On September 17, DC city councilmembers introduced the “Earned Sick and Safe Leave Amendment Act of 2013,” a proposal that would take the current DC paid sick days (PSD) law a step further in providing safeguards to workers in the District. While DC was among the first to pass citywide PSD legislation in 2008, theContinue reading “Weighing the Costs and Benefits of Enhanced Paid Sick Days in DC”

Want to be a part of Paid Sick Days for Tacoma?

From Healthy Tacoma: No one should have to work sick, or choose between staying home with a sick child and losing pay. Yet 2 in 5 workers in Tacoma have no paid sick leave, including thousands who work in grocery stores, restaurants, and medical centers. Join us to kick off the Paid Sick Days for TacomaContinue reading “Want to be a part of Paid Sick Days for Tacoma?”