Update on August 16, 2012
Did you know that the United States is one of only a handful of countries in the world (http://www.dailykos.com/story/2012/08/11/1118592/-This-week-in-the-War-on-Workers-The-U-S-has-scant-company-on-paid-sick-leave) that doesn't guarantee paid sick days? Those who also neglect to provide their workers with this benefit include Syria, Chad, Boznia and Herzegovina, India, and a few others.
While America is one of the wealthiest and most productive countries in the world, hardworking citizens in this country routinely suffer pay deductions and losses of jobs for conditions they cannot control. Keep inviting your friends (http://www.causes.com/causes/621636-civic-engagement-make-our-voices-heard/actions/1672689?open_inviter=true&utm_source=HealthPaidSickWEmail&utm_medium=UpdateEmail&utm_campaign=Health&utm_nooverride=1) to sign the petition asking our elected Representatives to pass the Healthy Families Act!