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Paid Sick Days and Employer Penalties for Absence

Paid sick days laws, including those in San Francisco, CA, and Washington, DC, as well as many proposed elsewhere and nationally, include anti-retaliation provisions: if an employee uses paid sick days for an appropriate purpose, they cannot be fired, demoted, or otherwise penalized as a result.

By |2020-11-22T21:35:51+00:00July 5, 2011|IWPR|Comments Off on Paid Sick Days and Employer Penalties for Absence

The Right Call: Breastfeeding Accommodations under the Affordable Care Act

The 2010 Affordable Care Act (ACA) breastfeeding protections establish the rights of new mothers who are nonexempt employees to reasonable break times and private space to express breast milk at work until a child is one year of age.

By |2020-12-14T02:20:51+00:00May 30, 2011|IWPR|Comments Off on The Right Call: Breastfeeding Accommodations under the Affordable Care Act

Paid Sick Days in Connecticut Would Improve Health Outcomes, Help Control Health Care Costs

In Connecticut, 37 percent of the percent of the private sector workforce, or 471,000 workers, lack access to paid sick days.

By |2020-11-11T22:21:49+00:00May 12, 2011|IWPR|Comments Off on Paid Sick Days in Connecticut Would Improve Health Outcomes, Help Control Health Care Costs

The Costs and Benefits of Paid Sick Days: Testimony of Robert Drago, Ph.D.

Before the Public Health and Human Services Committee Philadelphia City Council, Regarding Bill No. 080474, “Promoting Healthy Families and Workplaces”

By |2020-11-11T19:45:52+00:00February 28, 2011|IWPR|Comments Off on The Costs and Benefits of Paid Sick Days: Testimony of Robert Drago, Ph.D.

Figures Excerpted from the Report, Social Security Especially Vital to Women and People of Color, Men Increasingly Reliant

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By |2020-12-19T14:50:22+00:00February 21, 2011|IWPR|Comments Off on Figures Excerpted from the Report, Social Security Especially Vital to Women and People of Color, Men Increasingly Reliant

Social Security: Especially Vital to Women and People of Color, Men Increasingly Reliant

Social Security is the bedrock of retirement income for older Americans. IWPR analysis of the 2010 Current Population Survey Annual Social and Economic Supplement (ASEC) shows that Social Security remains the largest source of income for older Americans.

By |2021-01-07T01:48:40+00:00January 26, 2011|IWPR|Comments Off on Social Security: Especially Vital to Women and People of Color, Men Increasingly Reliant

44 Million U.S. Workers Lacked Paid Sick Days in 2010: 77 Percent of Food Service Workers Lacked Access

A new analysis from the Institute for Women’s Policy Research (IWPR) reveals that, after correcting for job tenure requirements imposed by employers, the estimated number of employees who can access paid sick days decreases noticeably.

By |2020-11-13T03:35:18+00:00January 3, 2011|IWPR|Comments Off on 44 Million U.S. Workers Lacked Paid Sick Days in 2010: 77 Percent of Food Service Workers Lacked Access

Sick at Work: Infected Employees in the Workplace During the H1N1 Pandemic

During the recent flu pandemic, workers were urged to stay home when ill. Many employees in the U.S., however, either cannot take leave when they or a child are sick or do not receive pay for doing so.

By |2020-11-29T03:24:41+00:00January 31, 2010|IWPR|Comments Off on Sick at Work: Infected Employees in the Workplace During the H1N1 Pandemic
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