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November 16, 2011
The spread of common diseases such as the flu, cause tens of thousands of deaths every year according to the Journal of the American Medical Association. That’s the reason why the Centers for Disease Control recommend that individuals with the flu stay home- this avoids contaminating co-workers, schoolmates, and the general public: “You will help prevent others from catching your illness.” However, for almost one million workers in Massachusetts that’s not an option, because they do not have paid sick time. A worker who has no paid sick time, must chose between going to work sick and staying...