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Paid Sick Days Benefit Employers, Workers, and the Economy

Millions of workers have gained access to paid sick days in recent years through new laws in five states, 23 cities, and one county across the country.

By |2021-01-17T22:03:28-04:00July 13, 2016|IWPR|Comments Off on Paid Sick Days Benefit Employers, Workers, and the Economy

Paid Sick Days Access and Usage Rates Vary by Race/Ethnicity, Occupation, and Earnings

Utilizing data from the 2014 National Health Interview Survey (NHIS), this briefing paper estimates the proportion of public and private sector workers ages 18 and older with access to paid sick days, and their use of paid sick days, by race and ethnicity, immigration status, occupation, earnings, job level (supervisor/nonsupervisory status), and other demographic and occupational characteristics.

Access to Paid Sick Days in Louisiana

An analysis by the Institute for Women’s Policy Research (IWPR) finds that approximately 41 percent of all workers (45 percent of private sector workers, compared with 17 percent of public sector workers) living in Louisiana lack even a single paid sick day.

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