Change the Facts on Paid Sick Days

Right now, 40 percent of private sector workers, and an astonishing 80 percent of low-wage workers can't take a single paid sick day to care for themselves or their family members. You can help make paid sick days a reality for more workers in Illinois and across the nation.

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Tell us about a time when paid sick days made all the difference or when you needed them and didn’t have them. If you are an employer who offers paid sick days, tell us why. Speak Out »


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Learn More About the Issue

Paid sick days are good for workers, families, and businesses. Women Employed is working to pass paid sick days legislation nationally and in Illinois. Learn more »