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Restaurant Workers Should Not Be Working While Sick!
No one should face the impossible choice of caring for their health or getting paid. But millions of working people make this decision every time they get sick or a family member needs care. Almost 90% of all restaurant workers don’t have a single paid sick day to recover from common, short‐term illnesses, and two-thirds report cooking, preparing, and serving food while sick. Millions more workers in America lack paid sick days to care for a sick child. At a time when families’ finances are stretched thin and losing a job can mean months of unemployment, working families need an earned sick days standard.
ROC-United supports federal efforts to pass an earned sick day standard, such as The Healthy Families Act:
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