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Washington

More than 865,000 Washington workers - about 39 percent of the state's private-sector workforce - are not able to take a paid sick day when they are ill.


Oregon

More than 490,000 Oregon workers - about 40 percent of the state's private sector workforce - are not able to take a paid sick day when they are ill.


Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

More than 210,000 Philadelphia workers are not able to take an earned sick day when they are ill.


New York, New York

An estimated 1.65 to 1.85 million New York City workers do not have access to paid sick days.


North Carolina

More than 1,300,000 North Carolina workers - about 44 percent of the state's private-sector workforce - are not able to take a paid sick day when they are ill.


Illinois

More than 2.1 million Illinois workers - about 45 percent of the state's private-sector workforce - are not able to take a paid sick day when they are ill.


Maryland

973,130 Maryland workers - 47 percent of the state's private sector workforce - are not able to take a paid sick day when they are ill.


Massachusetts

More than 900,000 Massachusetts workers - about 36 percent of the state's private sector workforce - are not able to take a paid sick day when they are ill.


Milwaukee, Wisconsin

In 2008, workers and advocates in Milwaukee achieved a great victory when nearly 70 percent of voters in the city voted for a paid sick days standard. Unfortunately, in 2011, statewide legislation preempted the voter-supported law and prevented its implementation.


Connecticut

In June 2011, Connecticut passed the nation's first statewide paid sick days law. Public Law 11-52 will allow workers in service occupations who work in businesses with 50 or more employees to earn one hour of paid sick time for every 40 hours of work, up to 40 hours annually (approximately five days for a full-time worker).


Ten Things to Know About Health Reform: Pointing the Way to Better Care

The health care reform bill signed into law by President Obama represents a major step forward for the Campaign for Better Care, with numerous key provisions that reflect the Campaign’s goal to improve the health care system for vulnerable older adults and people with chronic conditions.


Consumer Coalition Principles

The Campaign for Better Care Consumer Coalition is a broad-based coalition of consumer organizations representing the diverse constituencies with a direct stake in improving the health, economic security, and quality of life for older adults with multiple health conditions and their families.


Pennsylvania

More than 1.8 million Pennsylvania workers - about 39 percent of the state's private-sector workforce - are not able to take a paid sick day when they are ill.


The Urgent Need for Better Care

It’s just not right that our most vulnerable patients – older adults with multiple health problems and their families – are not getting the health care they need and deserve.


Iowa

Nearly 490,000 Iowa workers - about 42 percent of the state's private-sector workforce - are not able to take a paid sick day when they are ill.


CBC Media Brief

On Monday, June 6, the Campaign for Better Care (CBC) filed comments with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) on the proposed rule for the Medicare Shared Savings Program.


Response to RFI on ACOs

The undersigned members of the Campaign for Better Care appreciate the opportunity to comment on the CMS Request for Information pertaining to the Accountable Care Organizations, published in the Federal Register, vol. 75, no. 221, pages 70165 to 70166.


Michigan

More than 1.5 million Michigan workers - about 46 percent of the state's private sector workforce - are not able to take a paid sick day when they are ill.


New Jersey

More than 1.2 million New Jersey workers - about 38 percent of the state's private-sector workforce - are not able to take a paid sick day when they are ill.


Minnesota

More than 845,000 Minnesota workers - about 41 percent of the state's private-sector workforce - are not able to take a paid sick day when they are ill.


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