Paid Sick Days and Leave in 22 Countries

A new report from CEPR finds that the U.S. is the only country among 22 countries ranked highly in terms of economic and human development that does not guarantee that workers receive paid sick days or paid sick leave.

Source: CEPR, Contagion Nation: A Comparison of Paid Sick Day Policies in 22 Countries, May 2009, Jody Heymann, Hye Jin Rho, John Schmitt, and Alison Earle,