‘Historic’ Day For Working Families, As San Diego And Eugene, OR Become 8th, 9th Cities To Pass Paid Sick Days
Family Values @ Work
San Diego, California and Eugene, Oregon passed legislation guaranteeing 300,000 workers access to paid sick leave. They have become the eighth and ninth cities to do so.
The UC health-care system boasts nearly $7 billion in operating revenue, but management wants to create a two-tier pension system for workers, while executives get yearly pension payouts of as much as $300,000. The union is demanding stronger protection against subcontracting. Workers also want more of a voice in staffing and patient care matters.
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