America needs a permanent solution for paid sick leave

May 26, 2020

With the federal government’s enactment of an emergency paid sick leave law to help slow COVID-19, the pandemic has put a spotlight on what should be a major policy concern in America.

The Trump Administration passed the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) to extend sick-leave benefits to workers. Still, millions of Americans working in the fast-food industry and retail sector among others have no protections under the new law.

Op-ed by Soumitra Bhuyan, May 25, 2020

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