FAU: Lack of Paid Sick Leave Increases Poverty

FAU: Lack of Paid Sick Leave Increases Poverty

Research conducted by Florida Atlantic University and Cleveland State University has, for the first time, quantified the relationship between the lack of paid sick leave and poverty in the United States. The data indicates that, even when controlling for education, race, sex, marital status and employment, working adults without paid sick leave are three times more likely to have incomes below the poverty line.

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