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October 7, 2009
By Karen Pesapane, National Partnership (cross posted at the National Partnership's blog to support paid sick days ) The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention keeps updating its guidelines to help child care and early childhood programs - - and all of us - - respond to influenza during the 2009-2010 flu season. Guidelines for providers include separating children with signs of illness from healthy children until the ill child can be picked-up, and not allowing children back to school until 24 hours after their fever naturally subsides. Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen...
April 7, 2009
In the summer of 1881, the washerwomen of Atlanta were working long hours for meager wages, in harrowing working conditions. These were very poor, mostly black women, and their work was essential to sustain their families. Despite their endless hours of hard work, their wages stagnated over time, and most struggled to make ends meet.