Thursday, September 24, 2020 6:29 AM EDT(updated every 5 minutes)
'Galvanize this moment': California lawmaker hopes newborn speech will propel family leave
New Colorado law entitles workers six days of paid sick leave
GOP Sen. Ron Johnson backtracks on proposal to replace Columbus Day with Juneteenth
New Yorkers who visit states with high COVID-19 infection rates will be ineligible for sick leave
Paid family leave supporters in Colorado push forward on petition effort
Democrats say DOL keeping workers in the dark about paid leave
Workers shouldn't have to choose between getting paid and getting sick—especially as we know that the smoke from these wildfires can make people more susceptible to COVID-19. We need to provide necessary protection and guaranteed paid sick leave for all.
The Office of Special Counsel found "systemic violations" of the Hatch Act in 2016 as @USPS union members exploited paid leave to help Hillary Clinton.
I offered an easy fix to prevent a repeat and ensure a nonpartisan Postal Service.
Not a single Democrat supports it. https://t.co/MDOQEivm5Z
While Amazon raised prices by up to 1,000% on masks, soap & toilet paper, Jeff Bezos became $88 billion richer and continues to deny workers paid sick leave & hazard pay. That is morally obscene. Billionaires should not be profiteering off a pandemic. #TaxTheRich
Workers should not be forced to choose between their health and a paycheck. @SenateGOP must pass the #HeroesAct, which would secure safer workplaces, paid sick leave, and higher pay for workers across the country.
Here in Washington, we understand that we must continue to make our state the best place for workers in America. That’s why we have enacted the highest minimum wage of any state, the nation’s best paid leave policy, and raised the overtime pay threshold.
On this #LaborDay, we honor every worker who keeps the country going during this pandemic. They should not be forced to choose between their health and a paycheck. The Senate must pass the #HeroesAct, which would secure safer workplaces, paid sick leave & higher pay for workers.
Republicans have put forth multiple bills in recent times to give paid leave and tax credits to new mothers.
Most democrats and nearly every 2020 candidate support providing financial relief and paid leave to new mothers. A few also support expanding into medical leave as well.