Sick Days

NJ's Domino Effect: Paterson Becomes Fifth City With Mandated Earned Sick Days

NJ's Domino Effect: Paterson Becomes Fifth City With Mandated Earned Sick Days
Like dominos, New Jersey cities are one after the other passing sick day ordinances that would allow all workers to accrue paid time off for illnesses. The 3-5 days a year are a pittance compared to what's available in Europe, but at least it's a start.
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Momentum for Paid Sick Days Builds as Jersey City Passes New Requirements

Momentum for Paid Sick Days Builds as Jersey City Passes New Requirements
Jersey City, NJ, became the sixth city to require paid sick days for employees at private businesses after the City Council passed the new rules on a 7–1 vote. Mayor Steven Fulop (D) is a supporter of the measure and is expected to sign it into law.
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Sean Savett
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Health or Hazard? The High Cost of the Working Poor

Health or Hazard? The High Cost of the Working Poor
As a society, we cannot afford that only those with higher incomes and certain types of jobs are able to care for their loved ones. It is not right that those who most depend on a day's wages must choose between keeping their job or caring for their child.
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