New York City Becomes the Largest City to Mandate Paid Sick Leave (July 11, 2013)

New York City Becomes the Largest City to Mandate Paid Sick Leave (July 11, 2013)

Melissa Burdorf, XpertHR The New York City Council has overridden Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s veto and adopted the “Earned Sick Time Act.” New York City (NYC)…

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Paid Sick Days Do Work For Small Businesses (12 July, 2013)

Paid Sick Days Do Work For Small Businesses (12 July, 2013)

Ashley Lewis, AFL-CIO The New York Times recently reported on how small business owners in certain cities are dealing with paid sick days laws. The…

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NYC Paid Sick Leave Law Passes Despite Bloomberg Veto (July 10, 2013)

NYC Paid Sick Leave Law Passes Despite Bloomberg Veto (July 10, 2013)

Paraprofessional Healthcare Institute (PHI) An estimated 1 million workers in New York City — including several thousand direct-care workers — will be eligible to earn…

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RI becomes 3rd state to provide paid family leave (July 11, 2013)

RI becomes 3rd state to provide paid family leave (July 11, 2013)

Michelle R. Smith, Associated Press PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Rhode Island will become the third state to provide workers paid time off to care for a…

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Child care on the third shift (July 10, 2013)

Child care on the third shift (July 10, 2013)

Brigid Shulte, Washington Post Losia Nyankale, a server at Luna Grill and Diner near DuPont Circle in Washington, wanted to tell people gathered Tuesday afternoon at…

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Restaurant Industry Shortchanges Working Mothers: Child Care and the Third Shift (July 7, 2013)

Restaurant Industry Shortchanges Working Mothers: Child Care and the Third Shift (July 7, 2013)

Linda Meric, Huffington Post According to a new report “The Third Shift: Child Care Needs and Access for Working Mothers in Restaurants,” released today by Restaurant…

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Work-Life Balance: Valuing Time Off for All in the Workplace (July 8, 2013)

Work-Life Balance: Valuing Time Off for All in the Workplace (July 8, 2013)

Rabbi Shmuly Yanklowitz, Huffington Post A 2011 survey found that over 60 percent of childless women between the ages of 33 and 47 believed that…

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Are Paid Sick Leave Laws Not so Painful? (July 8, 2013)

Are Paid Sick Leave Laws Not so Painful? (July 8, 2013)

Gabrielle Karol, Fox Business Many small business owners fear paid sick leave laws will be another costly  expense, but The New York Times says the…

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For Millions of Workers, Getting Sick Doesn't Pay (July 7, 2013)

For Millions of Workers, Getting Sick Doesn't Pay (July 7, 2013)

Mark Koba, CNBC Just last month, New York joined the short list of cities—Portland, San Francisco, Washington and Seattle—and the state of Connecticut in passing a…

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New Benefits for Temporary Caregivers, New Parents (July 5, 2013)

New Benefits for Temporary Caregivers, New Parents (July 5, 2013)

Kristin Gourlay, Rhode Island NPR In its final hours, the Rhode Island General Assembly passed a new law that will, in its first year, provide…

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