14 Feb '15, 8pm

Philly Workers Finally Get Paid Sick Days

Philly Workers Finally Get Paid Sick Days

This week Philadelphia became the 20th location in the U.S. to enact a law guaranteeing that workers can earn paid sick days (in this case, one hour for every 40 worked). It’s the third time the Philadelphia City Council has passed such a measure, but the first time the mayor has signed it. This third time has nothing to do with charm and everything to do with smart organizing, grit and a transformed political landscape. The organizing components aren’t hard to identify. It started with the broad and diverse Philadelphia Coalition for Healthy Families and Workplaces – dozens of groups concerned about ending poverty and caring for seniors, about gender and racial justice, about the well-being of kids and about economic growth. The coalition included low-wage workers looking for a small but significant reform that would let them hang on to their paychecks and their jobs when...

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