Help Make Sick Days a Reality

80% of low-wage workers have no right to a single paid sick day. The majority of those workers are mothers with young children. That’s over 2.5 million workers who can be fired for missing work to care for their sick child, themselves or an elderly parent. Working mothers should be able to take the time off they need to care for themselves and their families.

Help Make Sick Days a Reality

80% of low-wage workers have no right to a single paid sick day. The majority of those workers are mothers with young children. That’s over 2.5 million workers who can be fired for missing work to care for their sick child, themselves or an elderly parent. Working mothers should be able to take the time off they need to care for themselves and their families.

Help Make Sick Days a Reality

Over 13 million women have no right to a single paid sick day. Women risk losing their jobs to stay home to care for themselves, their sick child or an elderly parent. Workers who come to work sick are less productive and infect other workers, customers, and the public. To ensure workplaces are healthy, people need to be able to take the time off they need to get better.

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