Washington Post reports on audit of paid sick days law.

  On Saturday, the Washington Post reported on our efforts to ensure the DC Auditor reviews the 2008 Accrued Sick and Safe Leave Act, which gives most workers in the District the ability to earn up to seven paid sick days. Unfortunately, this law excludes tipped restaurant workers and any worker within their first year…

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EJC Advocacy Win: DC Auditor Commits to Study Impact of DC’s Paid Sick Leave Law

It’s been four years since the District passed the lauded Accrued Sick and Safe Leave Act of 2008. However, as the Washington Post reports, the District has failed to conduct an audit to review how effective the policy has been at protecting District workers, even though one is required by statute. The D.C. Employment Justice…

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Business Voices: Employers Discuss Implementation of D.C. Earned Sick Days Law

The Center for Law and Social Policy has released this great video showing what successful business owners in the District have to say about implementing the 2008 Accrued Sick and Safe Leave Act (ASSLA) – DC’s earned sick days law. Several business owners talk about what this las has meant for their  business and their employees, and how difficult it was for…

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Recommendations for an Evaluation of the District of Columbia’s Paid Sick Days Law

In a new briefing paper, the Institute for Women’s Policy Research (IWPR) recommends that the District of Columbia undertake a comprehensive study of the effects of the city’s paid sick leave law – The Accrued Sick and Safe Leave Act (ASSLA). In  2008, DC became the second city in the country to pass a law requiring that employers allow workers to earn…

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Paid sick days on the radio.

Last week, our very own Monica Kamen (Jews United for Justice) joined Dave Shuster on The Union Edge and the Working Family Radio Network to talk about the Paid Sick Days for All Campaign. Click HERE and skip to 2:04:00 to listen to Monica’s interview.     Don’t forget to support paid sick days for all restaurant…

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