Paid Sick Days: Healthy, Responsible Prevention for Washington
01.20.2012 | Paid time off from work to recover from illness, care for a sick child, or see a doctor is a prerequisite for healthy workers and businesses, public health, family economic security, and even children’s success in school. Yet four in ten workers get no paid sick leave – including many restaurant, grocery, and health care workers who are on the front lines of food safety and public health.
Evaluating Paid Sick Leave: Social, Economic and Health Implications for Seattle
05.09.2011 | Food safety and public health top the list of benefits of ensuring people working in Seattle have paid sick leave – but it would also improve children’s health and provide support for victims of domestic violence. There are economic benefits too: paid sick leave reduces business costs through reduced turnover and absences, and increases workplace productivity.
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