workers http://klcc.org en Eugene Council Discusses Sick Leave Ordinance http://klcc.org/post/eugene-council-discusses-sick-leave-ordinance <p>The Eugene City Council is considering an ordinance that would require employers to provide sick leave to their workers.</p><p></p> Tue, 25 Feb 2014 16:47:49 +0000 Rachael McDonald 8810 at http://klcc.org Eugene Council Discusses Sick Leave Ordinance Symptoms Of Climate Change Part I: How Farmworkers Experience A Warming Climate http://klcc.org/post/symptoms-climate-change-part-i-how-farmworkers-experience-warming-climate <p>If you work outdoors in the summertime, you’d better learn to take the heat. That’s true for people who repair roads, landscape yards, or build houses. Too much exertion and not enough shade or water, and you could get sick. In the first installment of our series, ‘<a href="http://earthfix.opb.org/communities/article/how-migrant-workers-experience-a-warming-climate/">Symptoms of Climate Change</a>,’ EarthFix reporter Courtney Flatt finds out how the increasingly hot sun is affecting people who make their living by harvesting our crops.</p><p></p><p></p> Mon, 14 Oct 2013 14:41:26 +0000 Courtney Flatt 1186 at http://klcc.org Symptoms Of Climate Change Part I: How Farmworkers Experience A Warming Climate