Two major cities — San Francisco and Washington D.C. — have implemented mandatory paid sick leave policies, while a third — Milwaukee — has passed the requirement, only to see it tied up in court. In addition, 15 states have proposed mandatory sick leave laws. “We are all being advised by our doctors to stayContinue reading “Paid Sick Days: Efforts around the nation”
Despite warnings from the CDC, millions Americans can’t afford to stay home when they or their child catches the flu. In this video, ABC News investigates how the H1N1 flu season is affecting students, parents and millions of American workers who could be facing the loss of pay or even the loss of their job.Continue reading “No sick days for swine flu sufferers”
Sick pay is smart economically: As academic researchers on economic development and workplace productivity, we applaud the Milwaukee’s new guarantee of paid sick days. Experience and research have shown this to be a sound economic development measure.