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Council unanimously votes to explore paid sick leave

Austin City Council voted unanimously late Thursday night to develop a policy for private employers to offer paid sick leave to their workers.

September 29, 2017

Maryland workers need paid sick leave, not another study

As elected officials, Governor Hogan and I already have access to earned paid sick days. Don’t all Marylanders deserve that same opportunity?

September 28, 2017

Rhode Island Will Become Eighth State to Guarantee Paid Sick Leave—and It’s No Coincidence

The Rhode Island legislature considered a paid sick leave bill last year, but it didn’t get much traction. That’s when a number of different factors intervened.

September 22, 2017

U.S. WORKERS WITHOUT PAID SICK LEAVE ENDURE MENTAL DISTRESS

The researchers found that workers without paid sick leave benefits reported a statistically significant higher level of psychological distress. They also are 1.45 times more likely to report that their distress symptoms interfere “a lot” with their daily life and activities compared to workers with paid sick leave.

September 18, 2017

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