A big win for voters: Wisconsin court upholds Milwaukee voter-approved paid sick days law

Via Seattle Coalition for a Healthy Workforce: It’s been a long fight, but the will of the voters has prevailed in Milwaukee – for now. Yesterday, the Wisconsin Court of Appeals upheld Milwaukee’s voter-approved paid sick days ordinance, nearly two and a half years after its initial passage. Passed by a 69% majority (and nowContinue reading “A big win for voters: Wisconsin court upholds Milwaukee voter-approved paid sick days law”

Fate of Milwaukee paid sick days ordinance to be decided in WI Supreme Court

Milwaukee’s paid sick days law is receiving national attention as the justices on Wisconsin’s Supreme Court prepare to take the case. The ordinance, passed in November 2008 by a 69% majority, would allow workers to earn a minimum of one hour of paid sick time for every 30 hours worked. This means up to 5Continue reading “Fate of Milwaukee paid sick days ordinance to be decided in WI Supreme Court”