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“Still Sick in the City”: NYC Report Shows Urgency for Paid Sick Days

New York may be known for sex in the city, but Nancy Rankin at the Community Service Society of NY (CSSNY) has written a compelling report on a seamier topic: the unacceptably high percentages of New Yorkers without paid sick

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Business Leaders Make the Case for Paid Sick Days

A new brochure captures business owners’ experience of paid sick days as a way to keep down costs, retain workers and strength the economy.

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NYC Coalition Relaunches Paid Sick Days Campaign

An expanded and re-energized coalition urged New York’s City Council to pass a revised paid sick days bill to help families in this tough economy.

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The Next Big Progressive Fight

NY Observer-PolitickerNY Colin Campbell January 18, 2012   The dust has barely settled on the grand living wage compromise and progressive forces are already mobilizing for their next initiative. On the steps of City Hall today, City Council Members and

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El derecho a enfermarse / The Right to be Sick

El Diario Editorial January 19, 2012 Tres de cada cuatro hispanos de bajos ingresos no tienen derecho a tomar un día de enfermedad para cuidar de sí mismos o de sus hijos sin temor a perder sus trabajos, según un

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New York City Workers Deserve Paid Sick Days

By Sherry Leiwant WeNews commentator Friday, January 20, 2012 One and a half million New Yorkers face a terrible dilemma when they or their child become ill. That’s because they have no paid sick days. Sherry Leiwant says we need

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9to5 Milwaukee Files Ethics Complaint Against Supreme Court Justice

Judge under fire for accepting free services from lawyers who fought paid sick days win – and failing to disclose the gift or recuse himself.

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NY Labor Leader Calls Paid Sick Days a Human Right

George Gresham, President of 1199SEIU, asks why certain business and political leaders oppose a key measure to improve public health.

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Cape Cod Senator’s Real-World Case for Paid Sick Days

State Sen. Dan Wolf says a simple, consistent paid sick leave policy is “both humane and smart.”

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Connecticut Workers Welcome Paid Sick Days

As of January 1, hundreds of thousands of additional workers in Connecticut are earning paid sick days.

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