Dingell, Geiss Team Up on Fight for Paid Maternity, Sick Leave (July 6, 2017)

By Dave Herndon, Michigan News-Herald

U.S. Rep. Debbie Dingell (D-12th District), state Rep. Erika Geiss (D-Taylor) and several others recently got together to talk about the need for paid leave and paid sick days for workers in Michigan.

Also among those involved in the discussion were Danielle Atkinson of Mothering Justice, Taylor elementary school teacher Jessica Madden, Doula Olivia Harper and Godwin Ihentuge of YumVillage.

Together they talked about the need to have a uniform system of paid leave for new mothers and paid sick leave for Michigan’s residents.

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