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S.984 Healthy Families Act, 112th Congress

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  • Latest Action: May 12, 2011 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

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  • Committee Assignment: Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

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  • 78% of users support S.984

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    • Direct Care Alliance

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    • 9to5 California, National Association of Working Women

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    • Human Rights Campaign

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    • Council of Smaller Enterprises

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    • California NOW: Monday's Action Checklist - December 12, 2011 by CA NOW - The Healthy Families Act (H.R. 1876, S. 984) would set an important national standard for paid sick days. A new study estimates that if there had been a national paid sick days policy in place back in 2009, 5 million cases of ...

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      As noted by CA NOW on December 12, 2011, "The Healthy Families Act (H.R. 1876, S. 984) would set an important national standard for paid sick days. A new study estimates that if there had been a national paid sick days policy in place back in 2009, 5 million cases of ..." (http://canoworg.typepad.com/canoworg/2011/12/monday-1.html)
    • Bottom to the top. - Thieves in the Temple. - December 12, 2011 by Alec Mento - Finally, the Healthy Families Act (H.R. 1876/S. 984) would allow anyone working full-time at a business with more than 15 workers to earn up to seven days of paid sick time every year -- unless an employer wants to give more ...

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      As noted by Alec Mento on December 12, 2011, "Finally, the Healthy Families Act (H.R. 1876/S. 984) would allow anyone working full-time at a business with more than 15 workers to earn up to seven days of paid sick time every year -- unless an employer wants to give more ..." (http://www.thievesblog.com/2011/12/bottom-to-the-top.html)
    • Legislative Updates | CareWorks USA - November 02, 2011 by admin - Yet another measure, the Healthy Families Act (H.R. 1876, S. 984) introduced in May 2011, would require employers to provide paid sick leave as well as paid leave for employees who are the victims of domestic violence, ...

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      As noted by admin on November 02, 2011, "Yet another measure, the Healthy Families Act (H.R. 1876, S. 984) introduced in May 2011, would require employers to provide paid sick leave as well as paid leave for employees who are the victims of domestic violence, ..." (http://www.careworksusa.com/news/legislative-updates/)

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    • Five ways to make your job humane - July 19, 2012 by Salon - In the cult-classic feminist revenge comedy 9 to 5, three put-upon employees played by Dolly Parton, Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin kidnap their sexist boss and institute changes in their office that are applauded by their colleagues: in-office ...

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      As noted by Salon on July 19, 2012, "In the cult-classic feminist revenge comedy 9 to 5, three put-upon employees played by Dolly Parton, Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin kidnap their sexist boss and institute changes in their office that are applauded by their colleagues: in-office ..." (http://www.salon.com/2012/07/19/we_have_less_maternity_leave_than_pakistan_5_things_that_would_make_your_job_humane_salpart//)
    • Five ways to make your job humane - July 19, 2012 by Salon - In the cult-classic feminist revenge comedy 9 to 5, three put-upon employees played by Dolly Parton, Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin kidnap their sexist boss and institute changes in their office that are applauded by their colleagues: in-office ...

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      As noted by Salon on July 19, 2012, "In the cult-classic feminist revenge comedy 9 to 5, three put-upon employees played by Dolly Parton, Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin kidnap their sexist boss and institute changes in their office that are applauded by their colleagues: in-office ..." (http://www.salon.com/2012/07/19/we_have_less_maternity_leave_than_pakistan_5_things_that_would_make_your_job_humane_salpart/)
    • We Have Less Maternity Leave Than Pakistan? 5 Things That Would Make Your Job Humane - July 18, 2012 by AlterNet - Sign up to stay up to date on the latest headlines via email. In the cult-classic feminist revenge comedy 9 to 5, three put-upon employees played by Dolly Parton, Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin kidnap their sexist boss and institute changes in their ...

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      As noted by AlterNet on July 18, 2012, "Sign up to stay up to date on the latest headlines via email. In the cult-classic feminist revenge comedy 9 to 5, three put-upon employees played by Dolly Parton, Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin kidnap their sexist boss and institute changes in their ..." (http://www.alternet.org/story/156310/we_have_less_maternity_leave_than_pakistan_5_things_that_would_make_your_job_humane/?page=1)
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