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Please Join Us at the Public Forum on Earned Sick Time

The Coalition for Healthy Families and Workplaces invites you to our

Public Forum on Earned Sick Time
March 10, 2010 - 10 AM to 12 PM
Central Branch of the Free Library, Skyline Room
1901 Vine Street, Philadelphia PA

Join us to learn more about earned sick time from:

-Affected workers
-Supportive employers

The event will also include polling data and information on earned sick time from The National Partnership for Women and Families!

To sign up for this event, please visit!You can also email your RSVP to or call Kate Scully at 610-543-5022 x255.

If you have been affected by the need for sick time or are a business owner who offers sick time and would like to speak at this event, please call or email us as well!

The Coalition for Healthy Families and Workplaces is a group of organizations supporting the need for earned sick time in Philadelphia and Pennsylvania. Primary organizers of this event include PathWays PA and WOMEN'S WAY. Coalition members include:

Childspace CDI ▪ CLASP ▪ Coalition for Labor Union Women ▪ Institute for Women's Policy Research ▪ Maternity Care Coalition ▪ MomsRising ▪ National Partnership for Women & Families ▪ National Organization for Women (Phila. Chapter) ▪ PathWays PA ▪ Pennsylvania ACORN ▪ People's Emergency Center ▪ Philadelphia Physicians for Social Responsibility ▪ SEIU ▪
The Campaign for Working Families ▪ Women's Law Project ▪ WOMEN'S WAY ▪ Women Vote PA


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