April 20, 2015

CBS Philly April 20, 2015 By Mike Dunn The Philadelphia city councilman who championed paid sick leave is exasperated that Harrisburg lawmakers are considering taking it away. Councilman-at-large Bill Greenlee championed the paid sick leave bill, fought through two mayoral vetoes and finally saw the measure become law in February. …

April 15, 2015

Philly.com April 4, 2015 by Angela Couloumbis The Republican-dominated state Senate approved a bill Tuesday that would invalidate Philadelphia’s new mandatory paid sick-leave law. The bill, which passed by 37-12, would effectively preempt local governments from requiring companies to provide workers with paid sick days. The measure’s supporters say it is …

March 11, 2015

RH Reality Check Mach 4, 2015 by Nina Liss-Schultz Less than a month after becoming the20th municipal ordinance in the country to guarantee paid sick leave to workers, Philadelphia’s “Promoting Healthy Families and Workplaces” measure is coming under attack by a bill moving through the Republican-controlled state legislature this session. The Philadelphia …

March 9, 2015

by Ellen Bravo, executive director of Family Values @ Work We’ve all seen a toddler who realizes they’re losing the game and knocks all the pieces to the floor. It doesn’t change the outcome – that kid still loses. But the other players realize there’ll be an unfair delay of …