A benefit that shouldn’t be a luxury

From the ctpost.com:

ct post headerIt’s a good bet anyone arguing against state-mandated sick days never has to worry about losing his job over a stomach bug.

It’s the same way that people who push hardest for budget cuts know the programs on the chopping block don’t directly affect their lives.

[Connecticut ] Governor Dannel Malloy has his hands full with a budget plan guaranteed to make nearly everyone unhappy. As discussed in a sit-down with reporters and editors last week, it will likely include all measure of tax increases, budget cuts and spending freezes.

But Malloy has also said he wants a law requiring companies to provide paid sick leave to workers. This has led to the predictable cries that Connecticut is anti-business.

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About seattlehealthyworkforce

The Seattle Coalition for a Healthy Workforce is a diverse coalition of businesses, faith-based, labor, family, and community groups. We’re working to ensure everyone has paid sick days, so we can all have safer food, healthier families and more productive workplaces.
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