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Why paid leave matters: How companies can support their people during COVID-19 and beyond

Decades of research have demonstrated the benefits of paid sick days and paid leave policies to employers, workers, public health, and economic growth.

Paid sick days and paid leave are also racial and gender justice issues: as the pandemic disproportionately impacts communities of color, women of color are less likely to have access to these protections yet often have a greater need to provide family caregiving.

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