State of Ohio Archives: on Families & Children

P.G. Sittenfeld: Fight for the right to paid sick days

When employees are required to work more than 40 hours per week, I agree with President Obama that employers should be required to pay time and a half wages--and I will seek more generous child care assistance for parents who want to work but can't afford the sky-high costs of quality day care.

I will also fight for the right of full-time workers to earn a set number of paid sick days each year. Right now, America is the only major industrialized country that does not require employers to provide paid sick days. Well, I say that if all those other countries can do it without hurting their economies, we can too.

And when I become a Senator, I won't rest until paid sick days become a reality--not just in Ohio, but for hard-working people all across America.

Source: 2016 Ohio Senate race: Center of Hope Baptist Church speech Aug 9, 2015

Lee Fisher: Wrote Ohio's Missing Children law & Clearinghouse

Source: 2010 Senate campaign website,, "Issues" Dec 25, 2009

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