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15 women politicians rally for sick days/ thank you Gloria Steinem

TweetYou probably didn’t know that more than one million New York City workers, mostly low wage workers, lack paid sick days, with the largest concentrations in food service, retail and health care. Or that nearly one in four workers reports that they have lost a job or were told they would lose their job if [...]
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Need paid sick leave? Feminists got your back.

Tweet “I was forced to ask my boss for some time off so I could take care of my sibling. When I asked for a few days of leave, my boss told me flat-out:  if you go, don’t bother coming back.” These are the words of Ai Elo, a restaurant worker from Brooklyn and member [...]
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Gloria, In Her Own Words: “A window into a time when sexism existed”

TweetOn Monday night, HBO will premiere the new documentary Gloria: In Her Own Words. Steinem, it hardly needs mentioning, was the face of Second Wave feminism, and though she resists the description “icon,” there are many who consider her to be just that. Steinem is now 77 and still active in the feminist movement. Last [...]
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