Posts Tagged as "Older workers"

Why El Super Grocery Workers Should Get Paid Sick Leave

Aug. 8, 2014 / By
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[Ed.Note] Last week, hundreds of people caravanned throughout Southern California to visit 21 El Super grocery stores asking for  fair contracts that included paid sick leave, full-time status at 40 hours of week, seniority rights and respect on the job...

Older workers face bleak prospects, program cuts

Dec. 22, 2011 / By
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December 18, 2011

“The message we are sending is ‘America to seniors: drop dead because we don’t want to provide healthcare, social security, or employment.’” Anthony Sarmiento, executive director of Senior Service America, Inc., told the Gerontological Society of America’s 2011 conference that’s the message older workers are hearing, as they face increased hardships because of budget cuts that affect employment opportunities for older workers, and the debates over Medicare and social security...