We are very excited to announce that the Senate Commerce and Labor committee has scheduled a hearing for Paid Sick and Safe Days (HB 1313) on Wednesday, February 26th at 1:30 p.m.
Thanks to your emails and phone calls, the bill passed out of the House of Representatives on January 29. Now, HB 1313 faces a tough fight in the Senate. We must do all we can if Paid Sick Days (HB1313) is going to make it through the Senate Labor and Commerce committee. Here's what you can do right now:
1. Sign the Paid Sick Days Action Alert here.
2. Contact key members of the Senate Commerce and Labor committee and tell them to pass this bill out!
Curtis King R 14th
Janea Holmquist Newbry, Chair R 13th
John Braun R 20th
Mike Hewitt R 16th
3. If you live in the 13th, 14th, 15th and 20th legislative districts, your support is especially important!
Paid Sick Days ensure people can care for their health needs without losing a day’s wages or their job and promotes healthy business by preventing the spread of food-borne disease and boosting employee morale and productivity.