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New PowerPoint Resources Available

Below are new PowerPoint Resources from the Multi-State Working Families Consortium.  Click on the images to view the presentations. Why We Need a New Standard of Paid Sick Days The following is a power point from the consortium that gives

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Thinking Big On Valuing Families at Work: What We Need and How to Get It

Below is a presentation Ellen Bravo gave on February 11th at the Think Big/Think Forward conference in Washington, DC.  In this time of economic crisis, there is no more important task than protecting working families. To download the PowerPoint file,

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Victory for Paid Sick Days in Milwaukee

Paid sick days won in Milwaukee by a landslide! On November 4, 69% of those voting on the initiative said, “Yes! Don’t make me choose between the job I need and the family I love.” For more information, go to

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Update on the Milwaukee Campaign

Find out about the campaign for paid sick days in Milwaukee. Below is a link to a press release regarding a recent study showing that paid sick days will save local employers millions and protect public health. Paid Sick Days

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Paid Sick Days: A Guaranteed Minimum Standard (Milwaukee)

Milwaukee workers without paid sick days are forced to make impossible choices between vital income and jobs on one hand, and caring for their own health or family health on the other hand. Yet the majority of middle-income workers cannot

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