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The new year brings a state wage increase and paid sick leave for all employees

The minimum wage in Washington will go up once again and all employees will be able to receive paid sick leave by the beginning of next year.

December 4, 2017

Huge crowd cheers as Morristown council refuses to change paid sick time measure

An overflow crowd cheered on Tuesday when the Morristown council voted against tweaking an ordinance that requires local employers to provide paid sick days to workers who earn them.

November 22, 2017

If You’re Sick, Stay Away From Work. If You Can’t, Here Is What Doctors Advise.

It’s clear on which side doctors come down: They say workers with the flu or a cold should use sick days far more often than they do. Though millions of Americans don’t get paid time off when they’re sick, those who do have the option often don’t take it.

November 13, 2017

Task force chairwomen's view: Duluth workers need paid sick, safe days

Whether the employee is a college student trying to pay rent or a single parent dealing with a child with the flu, sickness and domestic violence don’t only affect those with full-time employment.

November 11, 2017

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