Monday, January 12, 2009
New Year's Resoution: Paid Sick Days
This year make it your New Year's resolution to obtain paid sick days for California workers. Over 6 million California workers do not get any paid sick days through their employer. Many California workers are forced to make a hard choice when they or their children become sick.
Workers have to choose between losing a day’s wages or maybe even their job if they’re going to stay home to take care of themselves or their children. Workers may have to go to work sick or send their kids to school sick. This isn’t a fair choice. Paid sick days should be a right and not a privilege.
You can help by doing the following.