Report | Sep. 2012

The Impact of Paid Sick Days on Jobs:  What’s the Real Story?

Community Service Society

Summary: "The Impact of Paid Sick Days on Jobs: What’s the Real Story?" features highlights of a round table policy discussion recently hosted by CSS. The session examines the economic research on paid sick leave and the actual experience of cities that have already adopted sick days labor standards to inform the debate about paid sick days now going on in New York City. It offers the perspectives of business leaders on both sides of the issue, prominent economists, workers, union leaders, public officials from NYC and San Francisco as well as national policy experts.

Issues: Economic Mobility & Security, Paid Sick Days, Workforce & Poverty