Since New York City overrode Mayor Michael Bloomburg's veto to pass earned sick days, more reporters have been covering the topic. Here is some of the latest news:
- For Millions of Workers, Getting Sick Doesn't Pay - "due to the absence of a national policy and because the choice to provide sick leave is mostly left to businesses, an estimated 38 percent of U.S. workers, or almost 40 million, lack any paid sick leave, according to the Center for American Progress."
- Paid Sick Leave Laws Generate Concern, but Not Much Pain - "Six years later, Mr. Stone admits to having been a little alarmist about paid sick leave. “As a small restaurant business, it’s really hard to make money, and when they add another requirement, it makes you nervous,” Mr. Stone said in a recent interview. “But all and all, I actually think it’s a good thing.” "
- Policies to Reduce Influenza in the Workplace: Impact Assessments Using an Agent-Based Model - Conclusions. PSDs reduce influenza transmission owing to presenteeism and, hence, the burden of influenza illness in workplaces.
- Audit of the Accrued Sick and Safe Leave Act of 2008 - The Act neither discouraged business owners from locating in the District nor encouraged business owners to move their businesses from the District.