As we begin to wrap our heads around this unprecedented national emergency, one thing has been made clear: All working Americans need access to paid sick leave. The coronavirus crisis has made it evident that paid sick leave is crucial for public health and well-being. That’s why Congress passed the Families First Coronavirus Response Act, which – among
Unions have played a critical role in our country to ensure that hard-working Americans are treated well and receive fair compensation for their labor. It’s no coincidence that as union membership took a drastic drop in our country, inequality skyrocketed.
In the absence of state action, local jurisdictions across Texas have listened to the needs of their constituents and responded to calls to pass local ordinances that seek to raise standards for working families. Cities and municipalities have passed laws
All workers should be able to provide for themselves and their families and should be given the opportunity to remain healthy and productive. By improving the productivity, health, and financial security of workers, paid sick days benefit businesses, working families,