Tag "Paid Sick Days"

Chicago Wins Paid Sick Days!

Family Values @ Work Director Hails Chicago’s Paid Sick Days Win! “Today, Chicago became the 35th locality to pass paid sick days—a huge milestone for the movement and the activists in Chicago and across the country working to guarantee this

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Local Activists Meet National Champions for Paid Sick Days

The poster in the front of the Senate briefing room June 15 heralded a decade of wins paving the way for a national paid sick days standard. And an array of voices demonstrated the pain and the determination behind those

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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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Activists, Business Leaders, and Elected Officials Calling for Guaranteed Paid Sick Days

Family Values @ Work Coalitions Coordinate National Days of Action to Call for Healthy Families Act WASHINGTON, DC—Paid sick days activists in Family Values @ Work (FV@W), a network of coalitions in 24 states working to pass paid sick days

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In a Historic Move, L.A. City Council Votes in Paid Sick Days Expansion

Angelenos Celebrate Historic Victory for Working Families Los Angeles CA — In the latest step to raise wages and improve the quality of life for working Angelenos, the Los Angeles City Council voted 13 – 1 to increase the number

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California Home Care Workers Will Now Have Paid Sick Days

  Sacramento: Today Governor Jerry Brown is signing SB 3 (Leno) – a $15 minimum wage bill into law that will impact millions of workers. This is a victory California workers – fast food, home care, child care, retail workers

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Support Paid Sick Days Requirement for Federal Contractors

Should the federal government require businesses it contracts with to offer paid sick days to their workers? The answer is a resounding yes – and between now and March 28, you have an opportunity to let the Department of Labor

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Vermont Passes Paid Sick Days Bill

Family Values @ Work congratulates Vermont on passage of paid sick days bill Vermont poised to become the fifth state to pass paid sick days, furthering momentum around paid sick days and paid family leave With today’s vote in the

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Letters to POTUS 2016

Ahead of President Obama’s ultimate SOTU address, FV@W members thank the President for Leading on Leave and share their stories to urge him to continue to do so.

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Honoring 2015 Game Changers

We’ve seen so much progress in 2015 to expand access to paid sick days and paid family and medical leave. On November 18 we gathered at Covington and Burling in Washington, D.C., to celebrate the Game Changers who have helped

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