Posts Tagged ‘paid sick days’

Jan
2015
16

Hustle & Flu: PA Senators Try to Ban Local Paid Sick Leave Laws Before Philly Passes One

Hustle & Flu: PA Senators Try to Ban Local Paid Sick Leave Laws Before Philly Passes One
  You know what workers need in 2015? More enemies! A pair of Pennsylvania state senators — Republican John Eichelberger and Democrat Lisa Boscola — are introducing a bill which would prohibit municipalities from enacting paid sick leave protections.  It comes as a direct response to Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter’s...
Jul
2013
25

Latest Research Shows 117 ALEC Model Bills, Many Anti-Worker and Wage, Have Been Introduced in Statehouses During 2013

  New research from the Center for Media and Democracy shows that in 2013 at least 117 bills have been introduced that resemble model bills from the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC).  These bills help fuel a “race to the bottom” approach to American wages that greatly favor ALEC’s corporate membership at the expense of...
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Jan
2013
22

FLURIDA: Sunshine State GOP, Chamber Doing Everything They Can to Prevent Paid Sick Days

FLURIDA: Sunshine State GOP, Chamber Doing Everything They Can to Prevent Paid Sick Days
The flu epidemic that struck the United States this winter has renewed the conversation about the importance of paid sick days for workers, eliciting different reactions from different state governments. In New York, Gov. Andrew Cuomo declared a public health emergency using executive orders to change state laws in order to help those in need...