RevDanye Coleman
RevDanye Coleman

Seems like to me most people missing the big picture. let it be known people with wealth will never allow poor fool to vote away their money. we are not each other enemy..THEY ARE!

Gloria Lemos
Gloria Lemos

According to a by the Center for Economic Policy and Research, the United States is the only industrial nation that does not guarantee paid sick leave for workers suffering from either short-term or long-term illnesses. This shocking finding means that forty million Americans – 40% of private-sector workers and more than 80% of low-wage workers — do not get paid sick days to care for their own health or that of a loved one. This is outrageous and inhumane. The big corp I used to work for...

According to a by the Center for Economic Policy and Research, the United States is the only industrial nation that does not guarantee paid sick leave for workers suffering from either short-term or long-term illnesses. This shocking finding means that forty million Americans – 40% of private-sector workers and more than 80% of low-wage workers — do not get paid sick days to care for their own health or that of a loved one. This is outrageous and inhumane. The big corp I used to work for gave no one but officers time off for illness or even death of a loved one. As an officer myself, I always made my own policy, giving plenty of paid time off but I know others did not. It should be company policy not up to the individual manager.

Lilette Pfau
Lilette Pfau

good cause

Alice Muller
Alice Muller

"All" Americans should be treated equal including Congressman/women & House of Representatives, but we the people are not. In Germany your vacation days are more as your employment time increases with your current employer. You can not give it to one and not the other employee. The "Employers" know that having time off makes the "Employee" work hard and he/she are an asset to the company. Most countries in Europe have the same benefits and some even better. What is the difference between us...

"All" Americans should be treated equal including Congressman/women & House of Representatives, but we the people are not. In Germany your vacation days are more as your employment time increases with your current employer. You can not give it to one and not the other employee. The "Employers" know that having time off makes the "Employee" work hard and he/she are an asset to the company. Most countries in Europe have the same benefits and some even better. What is the difference between us the people and the politicians? There is something wrong in this country.

Madhu S Pillai
Madhu S Pillai

Health care is not just a Privileged! It’s a basic human right!

Lonna Davis
Lonna Davis

It is"NOT"right that you can not "AFFORD"to be Sick! When your Sick and Do Not Feel good....You"SHOULD"be paid to stay Out of work and get better! Instead of worrying about LOSING your Job"Because"of"Mother Nature".....Also, I just Read your comment"Deborah Parks"and I Agree"100%"...I Don't want to get Started about This"GREEDY, CORRUPTED GOVERNMENT,"as they make sure they are Sitting pretty and have"NOTHING TO WORRY ABOUT!" They are Totally Disgusting and don't Care about the"GOOD WORKING...

It is"NOT"right that you can not "AFFORD"to be Sick! When your Sick and Do Not Feel good....You"SHOULD"be paid to stay Out of work and get better! Instead of worrying about LOSING your Job"Because"of"Mother Nature".....Also, I just Read your comment"Deborah Parks"and I Agree"100%"...I Don't want to get Started about This"GREEDY, CORRUPTED GOVERNMENT,"as they make sure they are Sitting pretty and have"NOTHING TO WORRY ABOUT!" They are Totally Disgusting and don't Care about the"GOOD WORKING PEOPLE!" I have Got to Tell you all this; I could Not figure out"WHY"this person I know did NOT want to run another Term(State Representative)so I called and Asked.....This Was the Answer I got (It nearly Blew me away)..."I am"NOT"going back into that State House, Where Nothing Gets Done! So, this goes to show you a little bit of"OUR GOVERNMENT"(Their a Joke and Greedy)....I think I said enough.....Although, I think its about time"WE"took this damn Country back and run it Right.......Where Everybody is"Entitled"to the "Same Benefits"as"Our Government, and Enjoy Our Life Like They Do! No Bills to worry about, Excellant Health Benefits, and to Retire Without anything to Worry about......

Caterina Mariani
Caterina Mariani

Stating that I am an Italian citizen, however, give my signature to this cause also because I consider just the first good health is not replaceable if you can not work there but losing the job because I find it inconceivable lack health!
I lost my job in 2009 and have not been able to find anything... age discrimination! yet I have 36 years in active work... I hope that my help will serve to something concrete.
I apologize if there are errors in the language...

Manoranjan Sinha
Manoranjan Sinha

Labour's right is to be protected, sick leave with pay must be passed.

Annabel Murray
Annabel Murray

As humans are health is unpredictable due to our environment, the GMO foods in our diet, chemicals we are exposed to cleaning products, etc., some conditions are due to unfavorable working conditions such as asbestos, hidden mould, unhealthy air in office buildings....the list goes on....WE ARE JUST HUMAN BEINGS, we are affected by our environment and by each other, at some point we get sick and for those employees who come to work sick they infect others with their sickness so who is to...

As humans are health is unpredictable due to our environment, the GMO foods in our diet, chemicals we are exposed to cleaning products, etc., some conditions are due to unfavorable working conditions such as asbestos, hidden mould, unhealthy air in office buildings....the list goes on....WE ARE JUST HUMAN BEINGS, we are affected by our environment and by each other, at some point we get sick and for those employees who come to work sick they infect others with their sickness so who is to blame? The company is to blame for allowing a sick person to come to work. The companies should be required to take responsibility for their employees and pay for sick days if needed, anywhere from 100% to no less than 60% of sick pay. There are alot of other factors to investigate regarding the general guidelines for Sick Pay Days whether it would be national or based on individual states guidelines.

Because there is so many health problems, diseases, and sickness, in the United States, it would seem natural to have PAID SICK DAYS. One of the leading causes of stress is overworked, underpaid, worry and anxiety of job stability, lack of, or loss, etc., financial burden, the list again goes on which unfortunately stresses like these burden our health both physically and mentally.

Times have changed and NOW IS THE TIME FOR PAID SICK DAYS FOR ALL WORKERS!

Dennis Kuecherer
Dennis Kuecherer

A take on Europe. Lived there for 7 years with the military. In Germany, if one is willing to work, one will work. Working gives you 7 days every year (besides vacation time) at a spa to to rehabilitate you from stress, normal problems and general good health. Besides this, if you work, you are taken care of for all health problems. (All!) Other: if a new couple build a home, no propert taxes for 7 years if the home is not complete. They normally leave one brick out for those years. ...

A take on Europe. Lived there for 7 years with the military. In Germany, if one is willing to work, one will work. Working gives you 7 days every year (besides vacation time) at a spa to to rehabilitate you from stress, normal problems and general good health. Besides this, if you work, you are taken care of for all health problems. (All!) Other: if a new couple build a home, no propert taxes for 7 years if the home is not complete. They normally leave one brick out for those years. It really helps them get off and running on their feet. Plus, if you get damage to your vehicle by some other driver, the other drivers insurance pays to repair it.... and you also get 10 % extra for what you would lose when you sell it as it was in an accident. Over here, someone wipes out your car. There insurance pays for the damage, but you lose, lose, lose when you try to sell it because the car fax will show it was in an accident. Could go on and on.

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