We All Get Sick

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The Healthy Families Act, allowing people to earn paid sick days, faces its first hearing this week. Currently, over 40 percent of private sector workers – including those working in home health, child care and restaurants – get no paid sick days, and must often work even if they or their kids are sick. Swine Flu, anyone? To sign a MomsRising.org petition urging Congress to move the Act forward, go here

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