You shouldn’t have to choose between your health and your job. It seems straightforward, but every day thousands of workers in restaurants, child care centers, and offices throughout Tacoma are faced with that very decision.

The Tacoma City Council is considering legislation that would enable workers to earn paid sick days. But if we’re going to make sick leave a reality, it’s going to take an outpouring of grassroots support from Teamster members like us.


Nearly half of Tacoma residents don’t have the opportunity to earn paid sick days. Catching a simple cold means they must choose between making ends meet and coming to work sick.

Tell the Tacoma City Council to pass Paid Sick Days! >>