More and More Small Businesses Support Paid Sick Days

June 14, 2013

Workers in states all over the United States are joining a movement for earned paid sick leave and seeing major victories. It's common sense and smart business. Now, business owners are getting on board. 

Nearly 300 small businesses have joined a campaign to support laws that require employers to give their workers paid sick days. The businesses have endorsed the Businesses for Earned Leave campaign, a partnership of American Sustainable Business Council, the Main Street Alliance and Social Venture Network. On Tuesday, the coalition launched a website supporting the campaign, Better Workplaces, Better Businesses.

Previous Article
Tell ASPIRA: Public Dollars for Books, Not Union Bashing

I’m a charter school teacher in Philadelphia. Every day I invest my heart...

Next Article
Louisiana Chemical Plant Explosion Site Hadn't Been Inspected by OSHA for 20 Years

According to an analysis by Think Progress, the Geismar, La., petrochemical...