COVID-19 and Public Health: Take Action
Workers needs paid sick days in the best of times, but when there are issues of public health, that time is needed more than ever. The same is true of paid family and medical leave, in order to be sure that people who need more time to recover - and their caregivers - can do so without risking their jobs.
After you follow CDC recommendations for handwashing and other safety measures, here are some steps you can take to help everyone access the time they need.
- Sign a letter to Congress asking them to support legislation around paid sick days for public health emergencies
- Take a look to see what kind of paid leave laws already exist where you live
- Reach out to your state legislators and ask them to support paid family and medical leave in Pennsylvania
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