Tag: paid sick leave
Forty-two Republicans—and serial Democratic obstructionist Joe Manchin of West Virginia—voted down Rep. Jamaal Bowman's (D-N.Y.) proposal to include seven paid sick days in the tentative contract.
America remains the only major industrialized country without a universal paid leave program.
The National Federation of Independent Business, a Koch Brothers-backed lobbying group, leads the way in campaigning against paid sick leave throughout the U.S
Five states in the country will now guarantee paid sick leave for their workers.