Quick Facts on Paid Sick Days

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For the 44 million Americans without paid sick days, a decision to stay home to care for a sick child or family member could jeopardize their job or family income. AAUW has long supported flexible workplace policies to address the family responsibilities of employees. This downloadable, two-page document explains how without sick days, employees often come to work ill, decreasing productivity and infecting coworkers, and suggests public policies to improve the situation.

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