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The National Partnership for Women and Families reports that in San Francisco, the first American city to enact sick leave legislation, more than 70 percent of employers said there was no impact on their profitability.
“Families are really struggling, and part of the reason they can’t get ahead is they lack basic protections,” said Vicki Shabo of the National Partnership for Women & Families, an advocacy group in Washington, D.C. “The challenges they’re facing are not their individual problems to face — they’re not alone. These are challenges that really sweep the country.”
"This policy is good for workers, good for business and good for the economy," said Vicki Shabo, a vice president of the National Partnership for Women & Families, which promotes such policies.
It's unclear whether other states require certain employers to provide unpaid sick days, according to the National Partnership for Women & Families.