paid sick leave
Spain will be the first European country to offer period leave. But there are known downsides to these policies.
Paid family and medical leave is on the chopping block. Democrats are scrambling to find a compromise to protect at least new parents.
Without Republican support, Democrats can't require companies to provide paid time off to workers — just some weak tax credits instead.
The inspector general's report also criticized the department's "lax enforcement of wage and hour laws" at a time when workers desperately need support.
As order numbers surge from Americans in self-isolation, workers in at least nine U.S. Amazon warehouses have tested positive for COVID-19.
Too bad it took the massive coronavirus outbreak to get (almost) everyone on board.
Twenty-two states bar cities from mandating paid sick leave.
States are helping workers, even as the Trump administration tries to roll back protections.