Andy Baker-White, JD, MPH, Associate Director
The Network for Public Health Law – Mid-States Region
How many of us go to work when we don’t feel well? But going to work when sick has likely consequences, such as reduced productivity, higher risks of workplace injuries, spread of influenza and other diseases, and increased cost to employers. Some of these negative results may be avoided if employees have access to paid sick days.
Today, many employees are provided paid sick days either through employer policies, city ordinance, or state law...