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Economists: Paid Sick Days a No Brainer30 Mar 2012 07:37 am

sick-days.jpgEarlier this week, a group of 47 economists from around Massachusetts voiced their support for a paid sick time bill now making its way through the state legislature and their arguments were, as you can imagine, mainly economic.

Forget the human toll on workers who have no paid sick leave. What about the impact of the lack of time off on the larger economy?

In a letter to legislators they wrote:

“Providing paid sick days in Massachusetts will help speed our economy‚Äôs recovery by protecting jobs and ensuring families have the financial security they need to spend their wages on goods and services.”

For those of you wondering what the heck I’m talking about because you may have paid sick days as part of our employment, many people aren’t as lucky. (more…)

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