Tuesday, July 5, 2011

This July 6th, We Are Declaring Independence From Mayor Nutter's Veto of Paid Sick Days!

Liberty Bell, Independence HallJoin the Coalition for Healthy Families and Workplaces as They Show Their Ongoing Support for Earned Sick Days in Philadelphia

PHOTO OPPORTUNITY:
SIGNING OF LARGE DECLARATION BY SPEAKERS AND AUDIENCE

Location: Free Speech Area on Independence Mall, Market Street and Fifth Street, Philadelphia, PA
Date/Time: Wednesday, July 6, 12 PM.

PHILADELPHIA: On Wednesday, July 6, at 12 PM, representatives from The Coalition for Healthy Families and Workplaces will read and sign their declaration showing support for paid sick days and independence from Mayor Nutter's veto. This signing, to be held in the Free Speech Area on Independence Mall, marks the beginning of the Coalition's override strategy and ongoing commitment to earned sick days in Philadelphia.

A reading of the Declaration will take place, with readers including:

Marianne Bellesorte, PathWays PA
Kathy Black, DC 47
Sherrie Cohen
Rebecca Foley, WOMEN'S WAY.
Jasmine Rivera, ACTION United
Albert Seawright, TURN

Copies of the Declaration as well as information about paid sick days in Philadelphia will be available to reporters at the event or by emailing Kate Scully at kscully@pathwayspa.org.

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