S878, An Act to improve the Commonwealth’s economy with a strong minimum wage

Senator Brownsberger submitted the following written testimony to the Joint Committee on Labor and Workforce Development.   TO:            Committee on Labor and Workforce Development  FROM:      Senator William N. Brownsberger  RE:            S878, An Act to improve the Commonwealth’s economy with a strong minimum wage  DATE:      June 11, 2013  I am writing in support of S878, an […]

S900, An Act establishing earned paid sick time

Senator Brownsberger submitted the following written testimony to the Joint Committee on Labor and Workforce Development. TO:                  Joint Committee On Labor Workforce and Development FROM:            Senator William N. Brownsberger RE:                  S900, An Act establishing earned paid sick time DATE:            June 6, 2013   I am writing with regard to S900, An Act establishing earned […]

Earned Paid Sick Days Bill

I have recently received a number of emails in the form below urging me to cosponsor the Earned Paid Sick Days bill, a bill which I have cosponsored in the past. This is a complicated issue. On the one hand, there are strong public health and humanitarian reasons to assure that people can earn paid […]