Last week, Governor Walz released a revised supplemental budget recommendation to the legislature. From here, the Governor’s administration will present their proposals to state legislators, who will then negotiate to
Minnesota House passes statewide Earned Sick and Safe Time
Last week, the DFL-led Minnesota House passed a landmark bill that would ensure all Minnesotans – regardless of income, race or zip code – can access Earned Sick and Safe Time. Together, we’ve won paid
#PaidSickDays Are How We Keep Each Other Healthy
No one should have to choose between caring for themselves or a loved one and earning a paycheck. The COVID-19 pandemic has shown us that we are all connected – and that paid sick time is a public health issue.
NEWS RELEASE: Legislators, Workers, & Faith Leaders Speak Out on Urgent Need for Paid Sick Time
Minnesota’s Earned Sick and Safe Time bill would allow workers to accrue up to 48 hours of paid sick time per year. Paid sick time means being able to comfort a sick child, go to the doctor, take time to address domestic abuse, get a COVID test, or seek safety without having to worry about losing pay or getting fired. Minneapolis, St. Paul, and Duluth already have paid sick day ordinances in place.
Earned Sick and Safe Time Hearing at #MNleg
Minnesota’s Earned Sick and Safe Time bill (H.F.7) would allow workers to accrue up to 48 hours of paid sick time per year as an employment benefit. Paid sick time
Paid Sick And Safe Task Force Steps Closer To Closing Deal
July 27, 2017 The Duluth City Council is working to adopt a sensible paid sick time policy. Tonight it seems as if some progress has been made. Duluth’s earn sick
My Story: A Slippery Slope
From one of our members, Mary Einspahr: I didn’t grow up in poverty. Growing up my dad worked a stable job at a major corporation. We lived in a nice house.
A Push for Sick Leave: “Everyone Benefits When Minnesota Benefits”
A new push for earned sick leave could mean more employees get “Minnesota Benefits.” According to TakeAction Minnesota, 1 million state workers – four in 10 – can’t take time
Campaign Wants Guaranteed Sick Days For Workers
A statewide coalition of labor, faith and community organizations are kicking off a campaign called “Minnesota Benefits.” The campaign is pushing to help pass earned sick and safe time guarantees
Statewide Briefing Reveals Earned Sick Time Access Rates Vary Widely Based on County of Residence
For Immediate Release – September 24, 2014Contact: Greta Bergstrom, Greta@TakeActionMinnesota.org, 651.336.6722 Greater Minnesota counties, including St. Louis and Stearns, rank worst St. Paul, MN – TakeAction Minnesota and the Institute