… too much of our wealth is still taken by the top – and that leaves too many families still working paycheck to paycheck, without a lot of breathing room.
There are two things we can do about this. We can prey on people’s worries for political gain. Or we can actually do something to help working families feel more secure in today’s economy.
President Obama focused on the importance of paid sick leave for workers in this morning’s weekly address, pointing out that although the economy has improved under his stewardship, we still have a long ways to go to help the working and middle classes.
9to5 and our members applaud President Obama's announcement that he will aggressively address the lack of paid sick days and family leave for millions of working families. In an historic announcement, made through the unique channel...
President Barack Obama issued an executive order Monday that requires federal contractors to grant at least seven days of paid sick leave to their employees, including 300,000 who had none. Obama addressed the order during a Labor D...
Obama announces a paid sick leave executive order on Labor Day. The post Obama Will Issue An Executive Order Requiring Paid Sick Leave For Federal Contractors appeared first on ThinkProgress.
Paid sick leave isn't just the right thing to do for people who currently face the choice of going to work sick, or going without pay. It's a public health issue. Fifty-one percent of food workers — who do everything from grow and p...