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Valuing Good Health in Connecticut: The Costs and Benefits of Paid Sick Days
by Kevin Miller, Ph.D., Claudia Williams (April 2010)

Connecticut lawmakers are now considering SB 63, which would require employers to provide all workers with paid sick days. The Institute for Women’s Policy Research (IWPR) has estimated the costs and benefits of the proposed law, using governmentcollected data, peer-reviewed research literature, and a thoroughly vetted methodology. Below are key findings from IWPR’s costbenefit analysis.

 
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