But Senators rejected a House-passed measure that would have added seven days of paid sick leave for more than 110,000 workers. AFL-CIO President Liz Shuler said the labor federation was “deeply disappointing that 43 senators sided with multibillion-dollar rail corporations to block desperately needed paid sick days.”
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Really dissapointed in the outcome of the senate, yet again.
From the article:
The passed bill is the absolute least that could be done. Still though, the workers need to keep fighting for an humane amount of sick days.
Yes, but there’s one detail in the article I find weird if I may say so. It reads that the Biden administration “helped negotiate” a deal, but in fact they passed a bill. That’s a far tougher (indeed, it’s the toughest) level of reaching an agreement that has nothing to do with a negotiation.