Tuesday, August 24, 2010

Pictures from the Earned Sick Days Coffee Hour

Guests at the coffee hour network with each other.  Approximately 25 people came for "coffee with content" to learn more about earned sick days.
Guest had the opportunity to see a video highlighting stories of some workers without earned sick time.  You can tell your own story by contacting the Coalition at policy@pathwayspa.org.
Following the video, Kistine Carolan of Maternity Care Coalition and others discussed times when they needed paid sick days.  Many people had stories to tell.
At the end of the event, Rebecca Foley talked about legislation supporting earned sick days at the state, local, and national level.  Over 26 cities and states are working on legislation similar to what is proposed in Philadelphia and in Pennsylvania.

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