The Connecticut General Assembly is considering a measure that would grant most workers paid sick days. This proposal has clear public health benefits, but could also prove a boon to employers and the Connecticut economy.
It’s true that paid sick days are a direct expense for employers, but research shows that making employees come to work sick—or firing them if they do not come to work—costs employers more money than the cost of providing sick days.
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