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Resource Library: Paid Sick Days

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Massachusetts

Massachusetts is Leading the Way Toward a National Paid Sick Days Standard


Arizona

Arizonans Need Paid Sick Days


Utah

Utahans Need Paid Sick Days


Florida

Floridians Need Paid Sick Days


New Mexico

New Mexicans Need Paid Sick Days


Oregon

Oregon is Leading the Way Toward a National Paid Sick Days Standard


Kansas

Kansans Need Paid Sick Days


West Virginia

West Virginians 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.


Congressional Meeting Report Form on HFA and FAMILY Act

A form for advocates to use to report back to the National Partnership the key takeaways from congressional meetings about the Healthy Families Act and the FAMILY Act.


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.


Amendment 798: The U.S. Senate’s Paid Sick Days Budget Vote Talking Points

Talking points on Amendment 798, the U.S. Senate’s paid sick days budget vote


Healthy Families Act Coalition Letter to Congress

A 2013 letter urging members of Congress to establish a national paid sick days standard that would help working families meet their health and financial needs, while boosting business productivity and improving worker retention.


Women of Color Need a Paid Sick Days Standard

Every day, millions of workers in the United States are forced to jeopardize their wages and their jobs when they become sick or need to care for a sick child or loved one. For women – and particularly for women of color – the inability to earn paid sick days can have devastating consequences.


Using Health Care Well: Strategy Memo for Advocates

Connecting Workplace Leave Policies to National Health Care Transformation The National Partnership for Women & Families conducted a series of interviews with stakeholders from the private, nonprofit and public sectors to understand whether emerging trends in United States health care policies provided new openings for advancing workplace leave policies. This research was designed to investigate opportunities to tie workers' access to workplace leave for their own health needs and the health needs of their loved ones (earned paid sick days and paid family and medical leave) to government, provider and employer efforts to improve health care utilization and delivery systems, promote prevention and wellness, improve caregiver engagement and reduce health care spending.


Using Health Care Well: Briefing Paper for Health Care Providers

How Workplace Leave Policies Support National Health Care Transformation Health care providers and systems, policymakers and purchasers are working to promote the effective and efficient use of health care services, improve quality, and reduce overall health care costs. Reimagining and reshaping health care through delivery system reforms and quality improvements are key components of health care transformation.


Using Health Care Well: Briefing Paper for Employers

How Workplace Leave Policies Support National Health Care Transformation Employers, health care providers and policymakers are pursuing improvements in health care services and delivery while seeking to reduce health care costs. Reimagining and reshaping health care through delivery system innovations and quality improvements are key components of health care transformation.


Using Health Care Well: Briefing Paper for Policymakers

How Workplace Leave Policies Support National Health Care Transformation Policymakers, health care systems and providers, and employers are working to promote the effective and efficient use of health care services and reduce overall health care costs. Reimagining and reshaping health care through delivery system reforms and quality improvements are key components of health care transformation.


Senate Bill for the Healthy Families Act in the 113th Congress

A BILL To allow Americans to earn paid sick time so that they can address their own health needs and the health needs of their families.


National Partnership for Women and Families 2012 Election Eve/Night Omnibus Nationwide Poll Results

How important is it to you that Congress and the President consider new laws to help keep working families economically secure, including ensuring workers the right to earn paid sick days and creating a system of family and medical leave insurance - very important, somewhat important, not too important, or not important at all?


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