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Does Your Company Offer Paid Sick Leave? Here's Why It Should

The problem with policies that don't distinguish between leisure time and sick time, however, is that workers often will go to great lengths to avoid taking off for the latter. As such, many have a tendency to come to work sick, which pretty much benefits no one.

August 22, 2018

Pushing for paid sick leave in the workplace

The county legislature is considering a bill to require all employers provide some sick time, even for part-time workers – although the smallest businesses would be able to make it unpaid. [Includes video.]

August 22, 2018

Why Paid Sick Leave Is Important for Your Financial (and Physical) Health

Employees without paid sick benefits – of which there are 34.2 million in the private sector – are three times more likely to have family incomes below the poverty line, according to research from Florida Atlantic University and Cleveland State University published in Social Work in Health Care.

August 9, 2018

More than 100 San Antonians speak at public hearing for paid sick leave

"We're here tonight to speak up for the 350,000 people currently who do not have [paid] sick time," local business owner Julio Lopez said.

August 8, 2018

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