Tag "Union Workers"

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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John’s Story

“My union negotiated an eight week family leave which allowed me to stay home with my wife and son for the first eight weeks [after he was born]. I feel as though we bonded in a way that would not have been possible had I only been able to take a few days or week off. The fact that I got to spend the first two months of his life with him 24/7 solidified our relationship.”

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