Tag: Paid Sick Leave

Concern for Worker Safety Continues at McDonald’s
Health and Safety, National, Retail

Concern for Worker Safety Continues at McDonald’s

San Jose, California – Twenty-two percent of McDonald’s workers reported they went to work feeling sick during the COVID-19 pandemic because of a lack of paid sick leave, fear of management retaliation for missing shifts or because they simply cannot afford to miss a paycheck, according to a survey last month of 843 McDonald’s workers…

National Shame: Four Months, Three Bailouts Later And Essential Workers Still Don’t Have What They Need to Confront COVID-19
Features, Health and Safety, Law and Politics, National, topslot

National Shame: Four Months, Three Bailouts Later And Essential Workers Still Don’t Have What They Need to Confront COVID-19

New York, NY – Four months into the coronavirus crisis and low-wage workers on the front lines and those caring for our most vulnerable populations nationwide are still not getting the basic Personal Protection Equipment [PPE] they need to keep safe or the ability to take paid time off if they get sick. Joyce Barnes…