Case for Paid Sick Leave: Why It's Necessary

Today’s post is from Earlier this year, President Obama proposed legislation that would give workers seven days a year of paid sick leave. And a desperate need for paid sick leave exists — 39 percent of workers today are currently going without, according to The Washington Post. What’s even more disturbing is that the …

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The Value of Vacations: A Revisit

  I am revisiting a post from last year. It is Spring break time in my home town (though you cannot tell it from the weather.) That means many families will be taking a vacation, mostly to warmer climes. I am a big believer in vacations. Unfortunately the last one I had was a two …

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Employers Provide Too Little Leave

  I have to admit that I was floored the other day when I read an article about the amount of time employers are giving off in addition to vacation. My first thought was employers are not providing enough leave. Here is what I read: The survey of nearly 4,500 benefit plans covering over 6 …

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