Tag "Earned Sick Time"

Tough Choices: Keeping a Job vs Caring for Your Body

Felix Trinidad was a hardworking, devoted husband. He was a grocery store worker and union organizer who knew he should get his intense stomach pain checked out but couldn’t take unpaid time off to see a doctor. When he finally

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What Are Paid Sick Days?

Every worker in America does have the right to stay home when they or a loved one is sick. But under federal law, at least, they have no right to get paid or even to keep their job if they

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States with Paid Sick Days

The United States is one of the only developed countries in the world that does not guarantee workers paid sick days, even for the flu! That’s a public health hazard for us all — you may earn paid sick days,

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Minneapolis Will Become First Midwestern City with Paid Sick Days!

by Ellen Bravo Today’s paid sick days victory in Minneapolis is a huge win for Minneapolis workers and will help boost health and safety in that city. This achievement would not have happened without the hard work and persistence of activists

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