On Rcooley123’s Blog, Rick Cooley talks about, you guessed it, expanded paid leave for workers.
He logically and persuasively lays out why it is this is great idea. If you’re on the fence about the concept, check out his post. Nay, the whole blog. Excellent reading!
There have been calls for expanded paid leave for workers in this nation for years. Perhaps the two most frequently mentioned forms of such leave pertain to sick leave and maternity/family leave. The United States has fallen behind many nations in its refusal to make such practices the norm in its workplaces.
Many employers do provide for paid sick leave for their workers. Doing so is beneficial to the employees, employers and the general public for a number of reasons. If the worker has a job that deals with other people ( co-workers, customers, the general public, etc.), exposing them to the illness may spread it further. The productivity of the sick person will normally suffer, as will the future productivity of any coworkers who become ill as a result of contact with them. Spreading the illness to customers or the general public would certainly provide bad publicity for the…
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