Before the COVID-19 pandemic struck, going to work sick was pretty common for many workers, especially those who live paycheck to paycheck. But now that COVID-19 has changed life as we know it, will this trend become a thing of the past?
Last month, the Austin City Council passed a new Paid Sick Leave Ordinance—the first of its kind in the south. The Council voted 9-2 to implement the policy in the early hours of February 16, 2018. The ordinance applies to private-sector employers located in Austin, Texas, and requires employers to provide paid sick leave (PSL) […]