The Case for Minimum Paid Leave for American Workers
Publication Date: January 2004
Publisher(s): Economic Opportunity Institute
Author(s): Marilyn P. Watkins
Keywords: Paid Sick Leave; Workplace benefits; Family and Medical Leave Act
Establishes the need for public policy action to improve the health of our nation’s children, families, workers, and businesses through family leave insurance programs and minimum levels of employer-provided paid leave for a child’s minor illness, school meetings, dental visits, or rest and relaxation.