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Connecticut’s Paid Sick Days Law Has Come With Few Costs, Many Benefits For Business

One million Washington workers – or one-third of our state’s workforce – have no access to paid sick leave. In 2014, EOI is working to pass a statewide paid sick days bill.  Two years ago, Connecticut implemented a statewide paid

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Jersey City passes 7th paid sick days law in US – will Tacoma be next?

Yesterday, Jersey City Mayor Steve Fulop signed paid sick days legislation into law that ensures businesses with 10 or more employees will offer up to five paid sick days a year to their employees. Businesses with fewer than 10 employees can

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Connecticut Workers Welcome Paid Sick Days

Via Seattle Coalition for a Healthy Workforce: From the Huffington Post | By Ellen Bravo: This time last year, Desiree Rosado, a school bus driver in Groton, Connecticut, was dreading flu season. “Working without paid sick days, you’re always worried

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For Labor Day: New poll shows strong bipartisan voter support for paid sick days

Amidst nationwide efforts to dismantle workplace standards, new poll results released for Labor Day by the National Partnership for Women & Families reveal that voters in Connecticut, the first state to pass a paid sick days law, overwhelmingly support the

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Paid Sick Days Good for Business, Employees

From the Hartford Courant: By Louis Lista Earlier this year, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy addressed the Connecticut Business and Industry Association and voiced his support for legislation requiring large businesses in Connecticut to provide employees with a few paid sick

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