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In Major Victory For NJ Workers, State Adopts Paid Sick Leave Law

<b>TRENTON, NJ—</b>On May 2, the State of New Jersey adopted paid sick leave legislation that is considerably improving the conditions of New Jersey …

Have questions about how N.J.'s new paid sick leave law will work? Here's what you need to know.

The law takes effect in six months.

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Small Wins Led to a Big Victory for Paid Sick Leave Advocates in New Jersey

After four years of organizing, winning more than a dozen victories at the local level, and trying unsuccessfully to pass a statewide bill, advocates …

Workers to get paid sick leave later this year under new law signed by governor

CLOSE<p>Political columnist Charlie Stile and Statehouse reporter Dustin Racioppi discuss what Murphy has done in his first 100 days, and what they …

At earned sick leave bill signing, some worry over budget battle

They were all there, members of the progressive advocates community, many of whom had worked on today’s paid sick leave bill for years, only to be …

Sick leave, Obamacare bills head to governor’s desk

Several health care bills garnered final approval in Trenton Thursday and will head to Gov. Phil Murphy, who will decided whether or not to sign them …

NJ Working Families Alliance Lauds Assembly Passage of Earned Sick and Safe Days Act

NJ Working Families Alliance Lauds Assembly Passage of Earned Sick and Safe Days Act<p>Trenton– In response to the passage of the NJ Earned Sick and …

NJ Working Families Alliance Lauds Assembly Passage of Earned Sick and Safe Days Act

Contact: Anne Songcayauon, asongcayauon@workingfamilies.org, 201-233-7735<p><b>Trenton–</b> In response to the passage of the NJ Earned Sick and Safe Days Act …

Equal pay for women, sick time for all workers on the way to becoming law in NJ

Working women in New Jersey could soon have one of the nation's strongest laws guaranteeing pay equity after lawmakers moved Monday to pass a measure …

Health Care

S2 E6: Analilia Mejia; Joseph Fiordaliso; Marjorie Perry | State of Affairs with Steve Adubato

Watch Full Episodes (40)<p>S2 E13: Dale Florio; John Sarno; Dr. Pamela ClarkeAir Date 5/19/20180:26:23<p>S2 E12: Carole Johnson; Dr. Joel Bloom; Joseph …

I feared losing my job, so I went to work with my sick child. Will N.J. fix this? | Opinion

1 in 3 workers in New Jersey risk losing wages or even their jobs if they fall ill, take care of a sick child or take a family member to the doctor.

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Statewide earned sick days legislation gets a boost

“I need people to come in at their best every day. If they come in sick because they need the money, it’s bad for my business,” said small business …

Mayors of Earned Sick Day Municipalities Join Together to Call for Statewide Action

New Jersey Mayors that adopted earned sick days policies joined New Jersey Working Families Alliance,<br>supportive labor unions, organizations, and …

Bloomfield Mayor Venezia Joins Mayors of other Earned Sick Day Towns to Call for Statewide Action

By TAPINTO BLOOMFIELD STAFF<p>BLOOMFIELD, NJ-- On Thursday at 6PM the Bloomfield Parks, Recreation & Cultural Affairs in conjunction with the Bloomfield …

1.2M N.J. workers don't get paid sick time -- should they?

A coalition of mayors are pushing lawmakers to bring back earned sick days legislation that would guarantee workers can take paid time off when they …

Some NJ mayors call on state legislators to pass earned sick day laws

PoliticsMore>><p>Updated:Thursday, June 14 2018 10:07 PM EDT2018-06-15 02:07:05 GMT<p>Immigration advocates held three rallies in New Jersey Thursday …

Advocates renew push for statewide earned sick leave

“It made me feel so unimportant and so humiliated, in all honesty, I cried on the bus ride home,” said Saffiyah Muhammed of East Orange.Muhammed said …

Mayors push for earned sick day law

A group of North Jersey mayors are expected to call on legislators to pass statewide earned sick day legislation next week.<p>Ras Baraka (Newark), …

Murphy holds 1st Cabinet meeting, signs 2nd executive order

Top StoriesTop StoriesMore>><p>News<p>Underage drinking arrests made at Seaside Heights nightclub<p>Updated:Tuesday, May 29 2018 11:30 AM EDT2018-05-29 …

On Day One Murphy Highlights $15 Minimum Wage But No Details or Timeline

Governor acknowledges his staff and those of Democratic leaders in Senate and Assembly have just begun to discuss finer points of implementing an …

Phil Murphy on raising N.J. minimum wage: 'We are done with this us vs. them' attitude

In his inaugural speech, Gov. Phil Murphy said made a point of saying he wanted to act quickly on legislation that would help the working poor, among …

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Murphy and Democrats agree on $15 minimum wage, but not how to get there

CLOSE<p>Gov-elect Phil Murphy and his son Sam (age 14) visit HomeFront Family Campus in Ewing to be part of the MLK Day of Service Project during a tour …

Murphy wraps up busy second day as governor

Day two in office and Gov. Phil Murphy held his first Cabinet meeting. Chief of Staff Pete Cammarano and Chief Counsel Matt Platkin flanked him at …

New Jersey’s new governor spends first full day in office listening to struggling workers

NEWARK, N.J. — Governor Phil Murphy spent his first full day in office meeting with his cabinet and listening to the the working poor: teachers …

Over 60 Labor, Advocacy, Community and Constituency Groups Call On Legislative Leadership to Adopt Worker Friendly Agenda at Dawn of New Legislative Session

<b>For Immediate Release</b>: January 11, 2018<p><b>Contact</b>: Anne Songcayauon, asongcayauon@workingfamilies.org, 201-233-7735<p><b>Over 60 Labor, Advocacy, Community</b> …

Looking ahead to 2018

2018 started quietly, which is good, considering the political convulsions we witnessed in 2017. If the past is prologue, then we can expect another …