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The Pandemic Prompts More Companies to Offer Paid Sick Time and Leave—but Millions of Workers Still Don’t Get It

While many large companies have improved their offerings, low-wage, part-time and hourly workers still lack the benefits.

9/26/2021 5:30:00 PM

While many workers who already enjoyed paid leave now have even greater benefits, many more low-wage, part-time and hourly workers still lack any paid leave and sick time

While many large companies have improved their offerings, low-wage, part-time and hourly workers still lack the benefits.

Sept. 26, 2021 10:00 am ETAs American confronted the Covid-19 pandemic in 2020, a significant workplace divide came into focus: Millions of workers had no paid sick time, and millions more lacked enough paid time off to cover a severe illness.Now, more than 19 months into the pandemic, many large employers have expanded their paid sick-time and leave offerings to better meet employees’ needs, according to data from Mercer LLC and others. But while many workers who already enjoyed paid leave now have even greater benefits, many more low-wage, part-time and hourly workers, as well as those employed by small businesses, still lack any paid leave and sick time, deepening disparities between these workers.

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mavorg As we have learned many times in previous classes, workers try their hardest when incentivized. If part-time workers can't even receive paid leave/sick time, this makes them not try as hard bringing the companies standards down. Pandemic Negotiations… Wow 😮 They think they are first world and have basic needs for underdeveloped countries. Big Rotten Apple.

There is an extreme amount of inequality in this world, but it's not felt by the people who complain the most.

Real Estate newsletter: The $1-million home is everywhereThe million-dollar home became the norm in neighborhoods across L.A. during the pandemic, and The Times looked into where, why and how. I wont have invested in a middel class home in CA or anywere in La or CA at/in this time. Just mine opinion.

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The trillion dollar coin idea is back as a wacky way to prevent financial ArmageddonAs talks over the US debt ceiling continue, some are pushing the idea that the president can issue a $1 trillion “commemorative” coin to allow the government to keep paying its bills This MUST be a Simpsons reference Great, where can I get one? My piggy bank is getting kind of heavy, and besides, I never know when I might need to buy, I don't know.....Another country! America doesn't need a debt ceiling. It needs debt freedom. A sensible idea would be for a decade freeze spending on conflicts, space programs, building arms and freeze spending on legacy projects for decade and payoff debts.

Prominent chef tells Fed that worker shortages are due to ‘life changes’ in wake of pandemicA prominent chef told the Federal Reserve that worker shortages in the restaurant industry was tied to 'life changes' and workers need more pay. Nice comments concerning Bitcoin on FastMoney... Jon N...China will be left in the dust.

New York Launches Mental Health Initiative for Performers, Restaurant Workers and Nightlife CommunityThrough a new initiative from the New York’s Office of Nightlife, restaurant workers, performers, and hospitality business operators can receive mental health support as the COVID-19 pandemic takes a toll. This feels super late though.