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Our coalition has been covered and our leaders quoted in leading outlets such as The New York Times, The Washington Post, USA Today, and more.
"Our nation's failure to provide a basic paid sick days standard has never been more apparent and workers and their families are paying the price," according to the National Partnership for Women and Families.
"Furthermore, BLS research found that, on average, workers who receive a fixed number of paid sick days use only around half of the sick days they earn per year. "This data dispels the myth that workers routinely abuse or over-utilize paid sick time," says the National Partnership for Women & Families."
Per a 2016 National Partnership for Women & Families study, 70% of women in the fast-food industry reported going to work in the last year despite displaying symptoms of illness, including coughing, sneezing, fever, diarrhea and vomiting.