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Why low income workers in the South can't afford to get sick

October 14, 2021

America falls far behind in supporting women with paid sick leave. Will Biden help with a national policy?

January 21, 2021

Fighting the Flu: Paid Sick Leave Reduces Infection Rates

[Associate professor Nicolas] Ziebarth says: "Recently enacted sick leave mandates have significantly reduced [influenza-like-illness] infection rates by giving employees the possibility to take sick days rather than going to work sick and spreading diseases."

February 13, 2019

Energy around Paid Leave Policies Continue to Grow

"We have a hotline for people to call if they're having problems accessing paid family leave or paid sick time, which we have here in New York City," [A Better Balance's Sherry] Leiwant said. "We hear all the time from people how life-changing it is having these benefits and how important they are for taking care of their families."

February 5, 2019

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