National Partnership for Women & Families

From the Blog

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.
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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.
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And Then There Were 10: New Jersey’s New Governor Signs Paid Sick Days Bill Into Law

Today, Gov. Phil Murphy signed the Earned Sick and Safe Days Act, making New Jersey the 10th state to enact a paid sick days law and extending the right to earn paid sick days to an additional 1.2 million workers.
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State and Local Campaigns

Interactive Map: Paid Sick Days Campaigns, Statistics and Stories

Click on the interactive map below to view the latest campaign updates.

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