Vicious flu season side effects include debates over paid sick time1/21/2013
You know that runny-nosed guy who sniffled all over your plate as he served your food? Well, he and his disgusting hanky could soon be a thing of the past. Attention is turning to mandatory paid sick time laws as an exceptionally pernicious flu season strikes the nation. New York City is considering a proposal requiring sick leave, for instance, and though opponents say it's poor economic timing to add a burden to employers, proponents say workers with no sick time spread contagious illness at work, send sick kids to school and clog the hospital emergency rooms. If these laws do pass, does that mean the herbal tea guy in the back cubicle will go away, too? [Source]
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Should employers have to offer all workers paid sick time?