A benefit that shouldn’t be a luxury

From the ctpost.com:

ct post headerIt’s a good bet anyone arguing against state-mandated sick days never has to worry about losing his job over a stomach bug.

It’s the same way that people who push hardest for budget cuts know the programs on the chopping block don’t directly affect their lives.

[Connecticut ] Governor Dannel Malloy has his hands full with a budget plan guaranteed to make nearly everyone unhappy. As discussed in a sit-down with reporters and editors last week, it will likely include all measure of tax increases, budget cuts and spending freezes.

But Malloy has also said he wants a law requiring companies to provide paid sick leave to workers. This has led to the predictable cries that Connecticut is anti-business.

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Published by waworkfam

The Washington Work and Family Coalition includes representatives of seniors, women, labor, health professionals, children’s advocates, faith communities, low income workers, employers, non-profits and other organizations. We’re working together to make it easier for parents to raise healthy children and care for aging parents; for workers to care for themselves or their partners in the event of a serious illness; and for businesses to offer modern workplace standards that improve productivity and worker health.

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