Campaign 2010: Paid Sick Days for Vermont

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Colin Robinson from the Peace and Justice Center leads this press conference on 'Paid Sick Days'. Dr. Jan Carney and 3rd year student Joanne Conant from the UVM College of Medicine present a study demonstrating that lack of paid sick days is a risk to children. Rep. Paul Poirier outlines legislation (H.382) introduced to fix the situation. Lou Ann Beninati, Director of Robin’s Nest Children’s Center, gives the perspective of the education community when children are sent to childcare or school ill.

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    1 Wednesday September 16, 2009 at 6:30 PM
    2 Thursday September 17, 2009 at 3:30 PM
    3 Saturday September 19, 2009 at 2:30 PM
    4 Tuesday September 22, 2009 at 7:20 PM
    5 Friday September 25, 2009 at 11:55 PM
    6 Saturday September 26, 2009 at 4:55 AM
    7 Saturday September 26, 2009 at 10:55 AM
    8 Monday September 28, 2009 at 12:15 AM
    9 Monday September 28, 2009 at 5:15 AM
    10 Monday September 28, 2009 at 11:15 AM

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