Everyone has a sick family member to care for at some point – so it’s critical to have Family Leave Insurance or other paid leave so families can stay afloat while dealing with family illness.
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Paid worker leave dominated the conversation Friday at The Denver Forum on Working Families, the first in a series of gatherings to promote labor-market reforms supported by the Obama administration.
Predictable schedules, paid time off and health insurance help these companies hold on to their valuable nonexempt workers. Read this story that features 9to5 member DeAna Jimenez and 9to5 National Executive Director Linda Meric.
The progress we are making at the local level is based on hard work, sound arguments, a clear need and strong support from both Republican and Democratic voters. But because of our hard-won victories, corporate opposition is preparing to go to war against low-wage working women and men with the ‘kill shot.’