By Bryce Covert on January 30, 2014
Washington's state House passed a paid sick leave bill, inching it closer to joining Connecticut, the only state with a policy.
By Annie-Rose Strasser on January 28, 2014
President Obama named fair pay and paid leave as two areas that can help women become more equal.
By Bryce Covert on January 28, 2014
With the expected signature of the city's mayor, Newark is the second New Jersey city to pass paid sick leave.
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By Tara Culp-Ressler on January 27, 2014
Health officials suspect that hundreds of cruise passengers have been sickened by the norovirus -- a serious public health issue on dry land, too.
By Bryce Covert on January 22, 2014
San Francisco has had paid sick leave since 2006, but a lawmaker wants every worker in the state to have the benefit.
By Bryce Covert on January 21, 2014
Nebraska lawmakers introduced a package of legislation that includes the creation of a paid family leave program.
By Annie-Rose Strasser on January 17, 2014
Mayor Bill de Blasio wants paid sick leave for companies with five or more employees.
By Bryce Covert on January 13, 2014
Closing the wage gap would also help everyone by boosting the economy by $450 billion.
By Bryce Covert on January 7, 2014
The vast majority of the state's businesses support the paid sick days.
By Bryce Covert and Alan Pyke on December 19, 2013
The news wasn't all bad for workers in 2013. They won some key victories.