Category Archives: Personal story

King 5: News coverage of Seattle paid sick days community forum

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Jennifer Pialatt: Paid sick days are good for my business

Jennifer Pialatt, owner of the restaurant Zazie in San Francisco, was initially skeptical when the city passed a paid sick days ordinance. “I was relatively sure they [paid sick days] would become ‘paid hung-over days’. They did not…People have not … Continue reading

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Why do paid sick days matter to you? Let’s hear your story!

We’re collecting stories about paid sick days, and we want to hear from you. Your story will help more people understand why paid sick days are so important in today’s workplace. It’s easy to do, anonymous (if you want) and … Continue reading

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Businesses and paid sick days

The Center for Law and Social Policy (CLASP) has launched a new website, “Businesses and Paid Sick Days,” which is a one-stop-shop for information on businesses and paid sick days. You’ll find stories of employers, relevant resources, and news – … Continue reading

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Business owners agree: Paid sick days help them turn a profit

We’ve pointed out before that a minimum paid sick days standard is good for businesses. It helps keep employees productive, workplaces healthy and businesses profitable – not to mention preserve public health by ensuring sick workers don’t infect others. Well … Continue reading

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