Tag "New Jersey"

States With Paid Leave

When you compare the United States to other industrialized nations, you probably don’t expect to discover that the U.S. is one of only two countries in the world that does not provide paid family and medical leave to its workers.

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Jersey City Expands Its Law and Elizabeth Votes for Paid Sick Days

Elizabeth, New Jersey became the twenty-sixth jurisdiction in the U.S. – and the tenth in New Jersey! – to pass earned sick time when [TK] percent of voters said Yes! to a November 3 ballot initiative. “Tonight is a victory for

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Dena’s Story

Family Leave Insurance “…was the best thing that ever happened. To be home with my baby for three months was great…by the time I started work she started sleeping through the night. It worked out perfectly.”

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NJ Governor Celebrates Family Leave Insurance Program Success

On September 24, 2009, New Jersey Governor Jon Corzine held an event with participating families to celebrate the successful launch of New Jersey’s Family Leave Insurance Program. The governor announced that more than 5,000 families had participated in the program to

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