Ingham County Adopts Earned Paid Sick Leave Policy

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from MI Time to Care February 25, 2016 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Ingham County Adopts Earned Paid Sick Leave Policy Local governments lead the way in providing medical and family leave INGHAM COUNTY — At the Ingham County Board of Commissioners meeting on Tuesday night, […]

AFT Michigan Endorses Earned Paid Sick Time Ballot Campaign

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from the MI Time to Care Coalition December 1, 2015 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org AFT Michigan Endorses Earned Paid Sick Time Ballot Campaign Educators understand that healthy kids and parents are essential to learning MICHIGAN — Today, the American Federation of Teachers Michigan announced that […]

Domestic Violence Survivors Will Benefit from Earned Paid Sick Time

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from MI Time to Care November 5, 2015 Contact: Sam Inglot, 616-916-0574, sam@progressmichigan.org Domestic Violence Survivors Will Benefit from Earned Paid Sick Time Ability to take time off of work is one tool to help survivors move forward MICHIGAN — Today, the MI Time to Care […]

Hispanic Workers Least Likely to Receive Earned Sick Time While Facing Largest ­­Race and Gender Wage Gap

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 1, 2015 For More Information: Sally Kim (313) 438-8862   UHWDetroit@gmail.com www.facebook.com/comitedetrabajadoras United Hispanic Workers of Detroit Endorses Earned Sick Time Campaign Hispanic Workers Least Likely to Receive Earned Sick Time While Facing Largest ­­Race and Gender Wage Gap Photo Credit: United Hispanic Workers of Detroit Detroit: […]

School year brings new challenges for working families

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DETROIT — On Tuesday, September 29 at noon, members of the Michigan Time to Care Coalition, as well as educators, faith leaders and parents, will hold a press conference to emphasize the need for all parents to have the ability to earn paid sick time. With the school year rolling, kids are piling onto buses and into classrooms, increasing their contact with germs and classmates with runny noses. As the weather begins to cool, there will inevitably be more sick kids, which means parents will need time to care for their children.[…]

Board of Canvassers Approves Earned Sick Leave Ballot Language

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from the Time to Care Coalition July 30, 2015 Contact: Danielle Atkinson, 313-971-1492, daniellekatkinson@gmail.com Board of Canvassers Approves Earned Sick Leave Ballot Language Activists to begin collecting signatures LANSING – Today, the Board of Canvassers approved the petition language for an earned sick leave ballot campaign, […]

Time to Care Coalition Launches Earned Sick Leave Ballot Initiative

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from the Time to Care Coalition July 13, 2015 Contact: Danielle Atkinson, 313-971-1492, daniellekatkinson@gmail.com Time to Care Coalition Launches Earned Sick Leave Ballot Initiative Coalition will push for legislation giving workers the right to earn paid sick days LANSING — Today, citizens and workers’ rights advocates from […]