Wednesday, September 16, 2009

Activist Shines a Light on Milwaukee's Troubling Paid Sick Days Decision

Ted Bobrow is a native New Yorker but he is dedicated to making his "adopted" hometown, Milwaukee, a better place for working families. A strong 9to5 ally, Ted wrote a compelling piece for ThirdCoast Digest, one of Milwaukee's most vibrant online sites.

In "City's Troubling Decision to Sit Out Paid Sick Leave Appeal," Ted questions Mayor Tom Barrett's unwillingness to stand up for the voters who approved paid sick days in an overwhelming vote and Ted applauds the Milwaukee Chapter of 9to5 for continuing to fight the good fight for paid sick days.

Read the full story at’s-troubling-decision-to-sit-out-sick-leave-appeal/

And, contact your members of Congress, urging them to support the Healthy Families Act, federal legislation that would guarantee every American worker the opportunity to earn up to 7 paid sick days a year.

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