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Abra-ca-Dabra Arithmetic Won’t Cancel Paid Sick Days

Numerous studies confirm that allowing workers to earn paid sick days is good for our economy.

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Colbert Takes Family Leave; Does Law Protect Your Right To Do The Same?

Forbes Susan Adams February 17, 2012   After Comedy Central suddenly suspended new episodes of “The Colbert Report” this Wednesday and Thursday, reports surfaced that host Stephen Colbert had left New York to be with his ailing 91-year-old mother. Comedy

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Extend Labor Law Protection to Home Care Workers

Help DOL end the exclusion of home care workers from labor law protection.

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Fighting Gender Inequality in the Restaurant Industry

An artificially low minimum wage and lack of paid sick days are among the barriers facing women in the restaurant industry.

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A million workers lacking paid sick days is a growing shame of the city

NY Daily News By Albor Ruiz Sunday, February 5, 2012 Council bill would end choosing between staying home and being fired   “It is Dickensian,” said Nancy Rankin, the author of “Still Sick in the City,” a just released Community

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