About 3 years ago

03/10/2020 - Coronavirus Brings A New Legislative Push For Paid Sick Leave

-The New York Times
In the new study of the effects of sick leave, researchers analyzed what happened in five states and Washington, D.C., before and after they passed sick leave laws, and compared this with states that didn’t pass laws.
– Bloomberg
Darden Restaurants announced that it will extend paid sick leave to all frontline workers. According to the company, the decision was hastened by the spread of the coronavirus.
– The Wall Street Journal
Employers separate their teams, require personal travel disclosures and offer cash for supplies. Meanwhile, nearly four in 10 workers in the U.S. say it isn’t possible at all for them to do their job by working from home for a period of several weeks, according to a new Wall Street Journal/SurveyMonkey poll.
– The Washington Post
The four unions involved in the effort are likely to control at least 7 percent of the delegates at the convention and perhaps more, giving them significant clout if the vote goes to a second ballot and delegates are no longer bound to a particular candidate, according to The Washington Post.