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  • n  a leave of absence from work because of illness
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  • Study: Paid sick leave key to preventing spread of flu
    According to researchers at the University of Pittsburgh, the key to preventing the spread of the flu at work is paid sick leave. The researchers simulated a flu outbreak and found universal access to paid sick leave could cut the number of flu cases in the workplace by six percent. The study is only an estimate, but researchers said it makes a strong case for paid sick days.
    June 14, 2013 - WPXI Pittsburgh
  • Want to stop flu epidemics? Give workers paid sick days
    Researchers found that universal paid sick leave helps prevent the spread of potentially dangerous infections        
    June 14, 2013 -
  • State sick leave plan stalls; city regroups
    Lawmakers will set up a work group to study Oregon rules The movement to provide paid employee leave in Oregon now shifts back to Portland City Hall, after a bill for a statewide mandate failed to pass the 2013 Legislature. When the Portland City Council unanimously adopted a city mandate for paid sick leave in March, implementation was delayed to put pressure on the Oregon Legislature to enact ...
    June 13, 2013 - Portland Tribune

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