Paid Sick Days Video shown on Pennsylvania Cable NetworkSeptember 20, 2010
On September 12, Pennsylvania Cable Network (the state version of C-SPAN) aired a half-hour report on various legislation being sponsored by House Democrats, including paid sick days. They interviewed a woman from Family Values @ Work’s Working Families Story Bank and included interviews from coalition members from our state hearing last month. The video is now available on YouTube and on the Pennsylvania state coalition blog:http://earnedsicktime.blogspot.com/2010/09/new-video-on-need-for-earned-sick-time.html.
Also, on September 13, Radio Smart Talk in Harrisburg aired their rescheduled discussion between the cosponsor of the state bill (Marc Gergely) and the President of the Pennsylvania Chamber of Business and Industry. Anyone who is interested can listen to the broadcast at http://www.witf.org/news/smart-talk/4820-sick-leave-bill.