Paid Sick Days

Mass. unions push bill requiring paid sick days

Mass. unions push bill requiring paid sick days

October 7, 2009

BOSTON—Unions are pushing a bill that would require Massachusetts employers offer workers up to seven paid sick days a year.

Paid Sick Days Passes in Connecticut House

Last week, the Connecticut House approved legislation to guarantee paid sick days off for employees in any business with fifty or more employees.  While the Senate adjourned the regular session without voting on the bill, a special budget session to be convened might have a chance to enact the bill.

Paid Sick Days Bills Moving Across Country

Fifteen states have introduced paid sick days legislation to ensure that workers are able to regain their health without losing pay, or even worse, their jobs.  These are based on model policies that have already passed in San Francisco, CA, Milwaukee, WI and Washington, DC.