Paid Sick Days

We all get sick. But not everyone can stay home when they are contagious. In cities and states without paid sick days standards, 2 of every 5 workers don’t earn a single day of paid sick leave, including many on the front lines of public health and food safety – in restaurants, retail stores, and even health care. EOI is working to pass minimum paid sick days standards so no one has to choose between their job and their health.

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Research and Publications

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Senate Commerce and Labor Committee hearing on HB 1313: Paid sick and safe leave

Testimony | February 26, 2014

Panelists Monica Bryant, grocery worker Traci Underwood, Washington State Coalition Agains

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Support sick and safe leave

Testimony | February 26, 2014

Testimony before the Senate Commerce and Labor Committee on HB 1313, establishing minimum

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Latest Blog Posts

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Success in New Jersey! Paid Family Leave: Six Years Later

Economic Opportunity Institute | July 15, 2014

What happens to businesses after a state implements paid family leave? Do small businesses

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Extend California’s paid family leave to the nation

Economic Opportunity Institute | July 2, 2014

By House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi By helping 1.6 million Californians balance family a

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Why it Matters