Among the top 20 economies in the world, the U.S. is the only one that does not guarantee paid sick days to workers.
Even workers in the African nation of Lesotho receive paid sick days. But here in the U.S. …zero, zilch, nada! It’s time our workplace polices caught up with the rest of the world, because workers need paid sick days.
Your donation today will take us one step closer to winning this fight and improving the lives of working parents like Melissa:
A nurse, a single mom, and a night school student, Melissa is stretched to the limit. She watches every penny and still runs short before each payday. And when she or one of her kids gets sick, she loses a day’s wages—putting the family in even greater jeopardy. Her own words say it best:Please support the paid sick days campaign. Donate today.
“Each time I hear a cough I say a prayer that it passes quickly, but often it ends up that I spend days at home with one or both of my kids. I am the one who has to put food on the table and pay the mortgage and I can’t afford to stay home without pay.”