National Partnership for Women & Families

From the Blog

A Subversion of Democracy

Last month, Gov. Rick Snyder dealt a blow to democracy by gutting the state’s paid sick time law. This was just one of the intentional subversions of democratic process that occurred in Michigan and Wisconsin in the lame duck sessions.

Access to Paid Sick Days Reaches Record High, But Stark Disparities and Threats Persist

A record number of people in this country – 71 percent of private sector workers – now have access to paid sick days, but shameful disparities continue.

Paid Sick Days Promote Women’s Health

As we mark National Women’s Health Week, it’s important to remember that millions of women cannot earn paid sick days, which would help them care for themselves and their families.

Paid Sick Days Map

Existing Laws and Active Campaigns

State with a paid sick days campaign State with campaign
Orange shading represents existing legislation. State with paid sick days victory
City or county with a paid sick days victory City or county with paid sick days victory