Need for Paid Sick Days
A new report by the Economic Policy Institute contends that a national sick days policy is key to ensuring workers’ financial stability. The Need for Paid Sick Days finds that nearly 40 million workers do not get paid sick time and that the economic security for these workers and their families has declined over the past 30 years. The report describes what happens to a family’s budget and ability to make ends meet if parents do not have access to paid sick days.
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What We Do
NCRW is a network of leading university and community based research, policy, and advocacy centers with a growing global reach dedicated to advancing rights and opportunities for women and girls. We also have a Corporate Circle comprised of senior diversity professionals from leading U.S. and global member companies and a Presidents Circle of college and university leaders who share our commitment. NCRW harnesses the collective power of its network to provide knowledge, analysis, and thought leadership on issues ranging from reducing women’s poverty to building a critical mass of women’s leadership across sectors.