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Jibril – Paid Sick Days a Relief

Jibril Wallace has been working at the same Safeway in Washington, DC, for 28 years, since she was a teenager helping her mother pay the bills. Now her income helps support her two kids, ages 18 and 8. Jibril has

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We Need Laws that Support Our Families: DC Paid Leave Hearing

More than 100 witnesses made a powerful case that now is the time for paid family and medical leave in the nation’s capital.

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Lindsey’s Story

“The other employees at work [saw] how sick I was and . . . begged my boss to send me home so they wouldn’t end up with bronchitis.”

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Nikki’s Story

“I was forced to go to work with a highly contagious visible nastiness on my eye.”

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