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Paid Sick Days

Paid Sick Days in North Carolina

November 13, 2008
Did you know? • Nearly half of North Carolina workers, 1.6 million people, lack a single paid sick day . • 64% of all North Carolina married families with children send both spouses to work. • Research by the Institute for Women's Policy Research shows that providing workers with paid sick days...
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Thank You!

October 21, 2008
Many thanks to those of you who pre-ordered environmental activist Van Jones's new book, The Green Collar Economy . It debuted on the New York Times bestseller list, making Jones the first African-American with a book about the environment to achieve this feat. Thanks all! "Surprise Best-Seller ‘Green Collar Economy’
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Green Collar Jobs Now, Please

October 1, 2008
I am consulting for an environmental organization in Oakland called Green For All . I am helping the group spread the word on a new book by Green For All’s founder and president Van Jones.
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Paid Sick Days in Washington DC

September 20, 2008
Our work to bring paid sick days to Washington DC is just getting started! So far, our 4,880 members in the Washington, DC area sent in over 3400 letters to the DC City Council. We've teamed up with the DC Paid Sick and Safe Days Coalition, led by the DC Employment Justice Center, to get the word...
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Paid Sick Days in Connecticut

September 9, 2008
We're making great progress in the fight for paid sick days in Connecticut. Join our efforts today to ensure paid sick days for all becomes a reality in Connecticut. Why bring paid sick days to Connecticut? • Roughly 44% of working people in Connecticut don't get a single paid sick day all year...
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Paid Sick Days in Illinois

July 9, 2008
Right now, almost half of all workers in Illinois don't have a single paid sick day. Too many Americans are forced to go to work sick, to choose between taking time off to care for a sick child or losing a day's pay, or even end up losing their jobs when illness strikes. It's time to solve this...
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Paid Sick Days for Ohio!

April 26, 2008
Ohio, like every other state in the nation, has no law allowing workers to earn paid sick days to protect public health. A startling example of why this is so important occurred in April: A Chipotle Restaurant in Kent closed its doors after people who ate there became ill. A total of 432 peopl e...
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