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Valuing Good Health in New York City: The Costs and Benefits of Earned Sick Days

Using the parameters of the bill and publicly available data, the Institute for Women’s Policy Research (IWPR) estimated the anticipated costs and some of the anticipated benefits of the proposed legislation using data collected by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, and the U.S. Census Bureau.

By |2020-11-12T03:48:30-04:00March 22, 2013|IWPR|Comments Off on Valuing Good Health in New York City: The Costs and Benefits of Earned Sick Days

The Gender Wage Gap: 2013; Differences by Race and Ethnicity, No Growth in Real Wages for Women

The gender wage gap in the United States has not seen significant improvement in recent years, and remains a reality for women across racial and ethnic groups.

By |2020-12-02T03:42:53-04:00March 14, 2013|IWPR|Comments Off on The Gender Wage Gap: 2013; Differences by Race and Ethnicity, No Growth in Real Wages for Women

Valuing Good Health in Portland: The Costs and Benefits of Earned Sick Days

The briefing paper uses data collected by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Oregon Public Health Division, and the U.S. Census Bureau to evaluate costs and benefits of Portland’s “Protected Sick Time Act.”

By |2021-02-19T00:57:14-04:00March 7, 2013|IWPR|Comments Off on Valuing Good Health in Portland: The Costs and Benefits of Earned Sick Days

Testimony Before the Public Health and Human Services Committee of the Philadelphia City Council regarding Bill 130004, Promoting Healthy Families and Workplaces

Our data reveals that approximately 182,600 Philadelphia workers currently lack paid sick days.

By |2020-11-11T21:15:44-04:00March 5, 2013|IWPR|Comments Off on Testimony Before the Public Health and Human Services Committee of the Philadelphia City Council regarding Bill 130004, Promoting Healthy Families and Workplaces

Testimony on SB 698: Maryland Earned Sick and Safe Leave Act

Our analysis shows that if SB 698 is enacted as drafted with maximum coverage for all workers, it will create modest cost-savings for employers. Employers are projected to see the cost of implementing this new policy defrayed by a reduction in costs associated with employee turnover and reduced contagion of communicable diseases

By |2021-01-31T20:54:33-04:00February 27, 2013|IWPR|Comments Off on Testimony on SB 698: Maryland Earned Sick and Safe Leave Act

Paid Sick Days in Philadelphia Would Lower Health Care Costs by Reducing Unnecessary Emergency Department Visits

Thirty-four percent of Philadelphia private-sector employees, or approximately 182,629 workers, lack access to paid sick days.

By |2020-11-13T03:30:12-04:00February 27, 2013|IWPR|Comments Off on Paid Sick Days in Philadelphia Would Lower Health Care Costs by Reducing Unnecessary Emergency Department Visits

Valuing Good Health in Philadelphia: The Costs and Benefits of Paid Sick Days

Policymakers across the country are increasingly interested in ensuring that workers can take paid time off when they are sick.

By |2021-01-18T00:45:53-04:00January 31, 2013|IWPR|Comments Off on Valuing Good Health in Philadelphia: The Costs and Benefits of Paid Sick Days

The Status of Women in the Greensboro Metropolitan Area, North Carolina

Women in the Greensboro area, and in North Carolina as a whole, have made much progress during the last few decades. The majority of women work—many in professional jobs—and women are essential to the economic health of their communities.

By |2020-11-15T04:16:24-04:00January 6, 2013|IWPR|Comments Off on The Status of Women in the Greensboro Metropolitan Area, North Carolina
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