FACT SHEET | Businesses benefit when their employees have access to paid sick days. When sick workers are able to stay home, the spread of disease slows and workplaces are both healthier and more productive. Plus, workers recover faster from...
Survivors of Domestic and Sexual Violence Need Paid Safe Days
FACT SHEET | On the need for the country's workplace policies to provide domestic and sexual violence survivors the support and job protection they need to recover - through a paid sick and safe days standard.
Paid Sick Days to Care for a Child at Home
Nationally, more than 30 million workers cannot take a single paid sick day to recover from their own illness, let alone care for a sick child or one whose school or childcare center has closed.
Back to School Sample Letter to the Editor
Fall is challenging for any working parent. Summer is over. Kids are headed back to school – and flu season is around the corner.
Back to School Sample Letter to an Elected Official
Dear Elected Official, As our state approaches back-to-school and flu season, I want to call your attention to the state’s failure to put in place a paid sick days standard – and the very real threat that poses to the health of our children,...
Paid Sick Days for Public Health Emergencies and Personal and Family Care Act letter
We, the undersigned organizations, urge you to co-sponsor and advocate for swift passage of the Paid Sick Days for Public Health Emergencies and Personal and Family Care Act (S. 3415/H.R. 6150).
Testimony to Md. Senate Finance Committee in Opposition to Maryland Healthy Working Families Act – Verification
The National Partnership for Women & Families is a nonprofit, nonpartisan advocacy organization dedicated to promoting fairness in the workplace, access to quality health care and policies that help women and men meet the demands of work and...
A Better Balance “Ideas-to-Action” Guide: Examples from the New York City Paid Sick Time Campaign
As families across the United States prepare for a new school year, work-family advocates have a timely opportunity to draw attention to the need for paid sick time. This document includes ideas for back-to-school actions concerning paid sick time,...
District of Columbia
The District of Columbia is Leading the Way Toward a National Paid Sick Days Standard
Paid Sick Days — Map — Alaska
Alaskans Need Paid Sick Days
Connecticut’s Paid Sick Days Law Did Not Harm Employment
SNAPSHOT | Since Connecticut’s law took effect in 2012, the rate of job growth overall and in the leisure and hospitality industry – the sector most impacted by the law – has been stronger than in prior years.
Workers’ Access to Paid Sick Days in the States
An analysis of workers' access to paid sick days by state conducted by the Institute for Women’s Policy Research (IWPR) in collaboration with the National Partnership.