Prevent Swine Flu with Paid Sick Days
Swine flu, a potentially pandemic flu virus, is being reported all over the world including in the U.S. We now have 50 confirmed cases in the U.S. and over a hundred deaths in Mexico. Secretary of the Department Homeland Security, Janet Napolitano, declared this a public health emergency in the United States. White House officials monitoring the situation recommend that: "If you're sick, stay home, get treatment, go see a doctor." That's easier said than done. In the U.S. today, over 40% of workers don't get a single paid sick day. How do the experts expect people to stay home when they're sick Sign the petition today to to tell our country's leaders: The United States needs to allow all working people to earn paid sick days to ensure our economic security, and protect public health.