Publications

Access to Paid Sick Days in Maryland

This briefing paper presents estimates of private sector workers’ access to paid sick days in Maryland by sex, race and ethnicity, occupation, part/full-time employment status, personal earnings and county of residence through analysis of government data sources, including the 2010–2012 National Health Interview Survey (NHIS), and the 2010–2012 American Community Survey (ACS).

Access to Paid Sick Time in Minnesota

An analysis by the Institute for Women’s Policy Research (IWPR) finds that approximately 41 percent of workers living in Minnesota lack even a single paid sick day. This lack of access is even more pronounced among low-income and part-time workers. Access to paid sick days promotes safe and healthy work environments by reducing the spread…