Paid sick days will boost Maine’s economy

Bangor Daily News

In “ State of Working Maine 2018,” the Maine Center for Economic Policy outlined the evidence proving how a lack of paid sick leave hurts our state. This year, we can improve families’ financial security, decrease the spread of illness and boost productivity by expanding access to earned, paid sick days. A bill by State Sen. Rebecca Millett provides the Legislature with a vehicle to expand this critical benefit to all Maine workers.

Click here to read the full op-ed by MECEP policy analyst James Myall, posted February 21, 2019, in the Bangor Daily News.