Friday, March 16, 2007

ACORN building SF's Paid Sick Leave Prop F into a national campaign

Sasha from Left in SF blogs about how our local San Francisco grassroots campaign for paid sick leave - Prop F - led by Young Workers United, SEIU, Parent Voices, Chinese Progressive Association, May 1st Alliance and many others last Fall is sprouting legs as a national campaign spearheaded by ACORN:

When we passed Proposition F (the paid sick leave initiative) last November, I pointed out that it was a groundbreaking step forward for working people in San
Francisco, and that we would serve as a model for the rest of the US. I was right. The national group of community organizations, ACORN, is now making it a national focus. They even have gotten a bill introduced into congress bill introduced in to Congress to make it a national requirement...
More on San Francisco's historic Prop F for paid sick leave for workers.

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