Monthly Archives: January 2012

Ingird McDonald: How paid sick leave improves care for aging parents

A Fair Deal at Work Paid Sick Days

Testimony | January 30, 2012

Testimony from Ingrid McDonald, AARP Advocacy Director In Support of Paid Sick Leave (SB 6229 / HB 2508) AARP supports SB 6229 / HB 2508 to establish paid sick leave because we think it is sound public policy and because it will help family caregivers struggling to balance their work and caregiving duties. Th

Marilyn Watkins: The benefits of paid sick days for workers, families and business

A Fair Deal at Work Paid Sick Days

Testimony | Marilyn Watkins | January 25, 2012

Testimony of Marilyn Watkins, Ph.D. For HB 2508: Establishing minimum standards for sick and safe leave from employment, House Labor and Workforce Development Committee Thank you, Representative Sells and members  of the Committee for hearing this important piece of legislation. You’ve already heard how impor

Janet Chung: How paid sick and safe days improve health and safety for survivors of gender violence

A Fair Deal at Work Paid Sick Days

Testimony | January 25, 2012

Written testimony of Janet Chung for Legal Voice For House Bill 2508 Before the House Committee on Labor and Workforce Development Good afternoon, Chairman and Members of the Committee. I am submitting this written testimony on behalf of Legal Voice in support of House Bill 2508 to establishing minimum standa

Paid Sick Days: Healthy, Responsible Prevention for Washington

A Fair Deal at Work Paid Sick Days

Issue Brief | January 20, 2012

Paid time off from work to recover from illness, care for a sick child, or see a doctor is a prerequisite for healthy workers and businesses, public health, family economic security, and even children’s success in school. Yet four in ten workers get no paid sick leave – including many restaurant, grocery, and

Paid Sick Days: Healthy, responsible prevention for Washington state

A Fair Deal at Work Paid Sick Days

Fact Sheet | January 9, 2012

Paid time off from work to recover from illness, care for a sick child, or see a doctor is a prerequisite for healthy workers and businesses, public health, family economic security, and even children’s success in school. Yet four in ten workers get no paid sick leave – including many restaurant, grocery, and

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