All workers deserve paid sick time, but COVID-19 has made this more clear than ever. Use this template to demand your workplace include hourly workers in accruing paid sick time.
During this unprecedented global pandemic, it is more important than ever to provide employees with the protection of paid sick time. Hourly workers in the warehouse have to choose between coming to work sick or not getting paid. If a worker chooses to come to work sick because of the financial burden of missing a shift, they risk not just their own health but the health of everyone in our company.
We believe investing in paid sick time for our hourly workers is an investment in a healthy company overall. Implementing this policy for part-time workers will demonstrate the company values our health and safety, and as such, will reduce turnover. This is an investment that benefits both the company and us workers.
Our proposal includes the following:
Here’s our proposed course of action:
Thank you for your support of your fellow workers. It takes ALL of us - not just the salaried workers - to make us successful. It’s time our CEO and the Board of Directors value us equally. If anyone has comments, ideas, suggestions, feel free to leave a comment on this page or send us a private message.