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CAPITAL GRILLE WORKERS AND CUSTOMERS RALLY FOR PAID SICK DAYS

Advocates Call on Parent Company Darden to Protect Public and Employee Health with Paid Sick Days for Workers

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Protesters Outside Capital Grille On 42nd Street Fight For Paid Sick Leave

March 28, 2012 NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – The Capital Grille is finding itself in hot water over unpaid sick leave, and many took out their frustrations at a lunchtime protest outside the popular steakhouse chain on 42nd street in Manhattan

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Businesses split on paid sick days bill

March 27, 2012 BOSTON, Mass. (WWLP) – Workers advocates are urging Massachusetts lawmakers to advance legislation that would give employees up to seven earned sick days a year. They say about one third of the state’s workforce – that’s one

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Mass. residents rally for seven paid sick days per year

Chanting “sick time now,” supporters of sick paid leave rallied on the steps of the Massachusetts State House on Tuesday in support of a bill that would require businesses to provide state workers with at least seven paid sick days

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Employers, economists push for paid sick leave

March 27, 2012 Employers, workers, and economists rallied and lobbied at the State House in support of legislation that would offer sick leave to the estimated 1 million Massachusetts employees who don’t have it currently. The economists said paid sick

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Now is the Time for Rebuild America Act

We support the Rebuild America Act, which links job creation with job quality as key to a strong middle class.

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Leading Economists Support Paid Sick Days

March 27, 2012 Honorable Members of the General Court State House Boston, MA  02133   Dear Members of the General Court, In these tough economic times, no one should have to lose income — or worse, lose their job —

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LEADING ECONOMISTS PLEDGE SUPPORT SUPPORT AS RALLY AT STATEHOUSE URGES ACTION FOR EARNED SICK DAYS

BOSTON – Over 45 Massachusetts economists today announced their support for earned sick time legislation as dozens of supporters rally at the statehouse urging action on the bill. In a letter to legislators, economists from the state’s leading academic institutions voiced strong support for the bill based on the economic benefits for companies, taxpayers, and workers throughout the state.

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“It’s Really Moving!”

  Ellen Bravo, Family Values @ Work Executive Director, recently spoke at the annual meeting of the Massachusetts chapter of the National Association of Social Workers (NASW) in Boston, MA. NASW has been a leading voice in the fight to

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Celebrate Second Anniversary of Affordable Care Act

In addition to the benefits of reform, consider what it costs NOT to change outdated systems.

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