What if I need more than the legal minimum of 5 paid sick days?

Published: 06 April, 2020 | Last updated: 21 May, 2020 9:14 pm | Español

From The Philadelphia Inquirer
By Juliana Feliciano Reyes and Cynthia Fernandez

You could talk to your employer about this, as well as ask for a more robust policy, said Nadia Hewka, a lawyer with Community Legal Services. She suggested getting together with your colleagues to ask your employer. Five paid sick days is just the minimum under the law, she said.

There are also plans to introduce legislation in Harrisburg to protect workers’ jobs in case of a public health emergency that requires people to stay home.

Read the full article: Paid sick days in the time of coronavirus: Here’s what Philadelphia workers need to know

From The Philadelphia Inquirer
By Juliana Feliciano Reyes

Philadelphia expanded its five-year-old paid-sick-leave law to include workers affected by the health crisis. The changes to the law as interpreted by the city, included requiring employers to allow their workers to use their accrued paid sick time before laying them off.

Read the full article: The Philly restaurant group behind Zahav and Federal Donuts will pay sick leave to 400 laid-off workers

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