sick leave

Without Republican support, Democrats can't require companies to provide paid time off to workers — just some weak tax credits instead.
In March, Congress guaranteed workers up to two weeks of fully paid sick leave if they contract COVID-19. Republicans blocked an extension to the mandate.
Republicans show no interest in extending emergency paid sick and family leave, even though the successful programs are vital in a pandemic.
Small-business owners say a paid sick leave policy Congress passed in March really helped them and their employees. Yet, it’s going away.
The paid sick leave passed to deal with the coronavirus pandemic ends next month. Sen. Patty Murray says this could spell disaster.
Like masks, paid sick leave is an important tool in reducing transmission, researchers confirm. A federal law providing it is set to expire, though.
More than 500 health professionals signed a letter calling for the expansion of paid family and sick leave to all American workers.
Workers died because of this failing, and Senate Republicans aren't eager to fix the problem.
Congress messed up and essential workers, who don't have sick leave, are paying with their lives.
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