Arizona Sick Leave Law Goes in Effect July 1st: Are you ready? http://ift.tt/2usLdla In November voters in Arizona approved a ballot initiative that would require employers to provide paid sick leave. The law goes into effect tomorrow. Under the law Arizona employers with less than 15 employees will have to provide up to 24 hours of paid sick leave. Employers with 15 or more employees will have to provide up to 40 hours of paid sick leave. In anticipation of the law the Arizona Industrial…
Governor Bans Minimum Wage Increases And Paid Sick Leave Laws. At a time when many states and cities are working passing minimum wage increases, Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin (R) has gone in the opposite direction and signed a law banning cities from passing higher wages. The bill also bans them from enacting paid sick days or vacation requirements.
Oops, So Much for the Right-Wing Arguments Against Paid Sick Leave | After 18 months of the law being in effect in Connecticut, more than 250 employers were surveyed to determine the effects of the law. The results pretty soundly rejected conservative arguments against paid sick leave. Please click for the details and share. Thanks.
Pennsylvania's Fight Over Paid Sick Days Could Be The Presidential Campaign's Next Issue
From Free Pre-K to Paid Sick Leave to Pay Raises, NYC Mayor de Blasio Fulfills Progressive Promises "The list of his accomplishments in just one year has shocked even me — a total skeptic after more 35 years of covering urban politics in this country," writes González in his latest column. "And it’s not just the big issues like education, affordable housing, reform of police-community relations, or new contracts and pay raises for city workers. It’s also a host of less ...
Florida’s Governor Signs Business-Backed Bill Banning Paid Sick Leave! ~ Florida Gov. Rick Scott (R) signed a bill on Friday that blocks local governments from implementing paid sick leave legislation, the Orlando Sentinel reports.
Paid Sick Leave is Popular — So Corporate America is Lobbying Against Democracy. “In each of the ten states, the bills’ sponsors included members of the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC). And in each case, the bills were adopted following vigorous advocacy by corporate lobbies such as the Chamber of Commerce, National Federation of Independent Business, and Restaurant Association.” #KOCHROACHES #ALEC #BULL$HIT
Activists aim to get paid sick leave for Portland workers
! More People Falling Ill as Lawmakers Battle Over Sick Leave. There are "outbreaks tied to food service workers." Let's get paid sick days passed- for the good of workers and customers, and for businesses too!