Recently Working Families led the fight to make Jersey City and Newark the 6th and 7th cities in the country to guarantee the right to earn paid sick days. Now we’re partnering with allies at New Jersey Citizen Action and the Time to Care Coalition to build on that momentum and pass a statewide law!
At a press conference that included bill sponsors Senate Majority Leader Loretta Weinberg and Assemblywoman Pamela Lampitt, workers, small business owners, advocates and union leaders launched the New Jersey Earned Sick Days campaign.
We believe denying workers paid sick days is inhumane, and the right to earn paid sick days should be extended to every single worker in New Jersey. Let’s make it happen.
And check out the coverage of the presser below: