Connecticut lawmakers consider extending sick leave

Small businesses say paid sick days could cost them an exorbitant amount of money.

News 12 Staff

Mar 9, 2023, 10:49 PM

Updated 442 days ago

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Workers are asking Connecticut lawmakers for more paid sick days.
"I am a domestic worker. I clean houses. When I am sick, I have to go to work like this because I can't afford to miss work," said Beatriz Moncada through a translator.
Lawmakers are considering two proposals. One would extend paid leave to all private-sector workers. The other would grant it to companies with more than 10 employees.
Small businesses say paid sick days could cost them an exorbitant amount of money.


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