Tuesday, December 6, 2022

Tag: paid sick leave

Putting ‘profits over people’, Senate rejects paid sick leave for rail...

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.

Why America needs a national program of paid sick and family...

America remains the only major industrialized country without a universal paid leave program.

Koch Brothers-backed group tries to stand in the way as states...

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

Workers In This State Will Soon Be Guaranteed A Paid Day...

Five states in the country will now guarantee paid sick leave for their workers.

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Does Elon Musk have a right to destroy Twitter?

Do we really think that the super-wealthy should be allowed to control so much wealth and wield so much influence?

Why does our skin wrinkle in water?

Mark Changizi’s study offers a scientific and anthropological explanation for a phenomenon many take for granted.

Satellites detect no real climate benefit from 10 years of forest carbon offsets in California

Without improvements to the current system, we may be underestimating our net emissions, contributing to the profits of large emitters and landowners and distracting from the real solutions of transitioning to a clean-energy economy.

U.S. Department of Justice sues city of Jackson over water crisis

“Every American — regardless of where they live, their income, or the color of their skin — deserves access to safe, reliable drinking water.”

Hype about Democrats passing the torch: Don’t get fooled again

While Pelosi quickly endorsed Rep. Hakeem Jeffries to replace her as leader, an overall closer look reveals a problematic record.