How Corporate Lobbies Are Trying to Delay Justice

A lawsuit in Trenton, NJ, and a preemption try in Pennsylvania are the latest attacks on democracy and earned sick days.

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Philadelphia Paid Sick Days: Anatomy of a Win

Smart organizing, grit and a transformed political environment led to victory, aided by a strong champion and an intrepid coalition leader.

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Paid Sick Days Needs to Cover Everyone

In honor of National Caregivers Month, we call on Philly leaders to pass the most inclusive paid sick days law.

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Preserving Democracy in Pennsylvania

Domestic violence activists refuse to let ALEC hijack their legislation.

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Siblings Are Family, Too

One woman’s fight to bring family leave in Pennsylvania in line with the realities of today’s families.

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Philadelphia Will Continue Its Fight for Paid Sick Days

By Marianne Bellesorte Brotherly Love? Check. Sisterly Devotion? Check. Earned Sick Days? Not So Fast. It’s the stories that I keep coming back to. The story of a cook who was hit by a bus and hit with an eviction

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What’s Behind the Momentum for Paid Sick Days?

We’re seeing a wave of wins for paid sick days because people need it, demanded it and built the capacity to win.

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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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Philadelphia City Council Approves Paid Sick Days

The Philadelphia city council voted in favor of an amended living wage policy that will require businesses to provide at least seven paid sicks days per year to their employees…

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Philly Mayor’s Veto Won’t Halt Momentum for Paid Sick Days

“Mayor Nutter’s decision to stand with corporate lobbyists and veto the new paid sick days ordinance is short-sighted — and most likely will be short-lived. More than one hundred organizations that make up the Coalition for Healthy Families and Workplaces

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