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Should businesses be required to provide paid leave for full-time employees during the birth of a child or sick family member?

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Paid Sick Leave Poll Results

Yes

2,271,462 votes

77%

No

671,247 votes

23%

Distribution of answers submitted by American voters.

6 Yes answers
3 No answers
0 overlapping answers

Data includes total votes submitted by visitors since Nov 2, 2015. For users that answer more than once (yes we know), only their most recent answer is counted in the total results. Total percentages may not add up to exactly 100% as we allow users to submit "grey area" stances that may not be categorized into yes/no stances.

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a. Paid Sick Leave Wins at the Voting Booth

1 year ago by thinkprogress.org

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Data based on unique submissions (duplicates or multiple submissions are eliminated) per user using a 30-day moving average to reduce daily variance from traffic sources. Totals may not add up to exactly 100% as we allow users to submit "grey area" stances that may not be categorized into yes/no stances.

Learn more about Paid Sick Leave

Several major U.S. companies including Netflix, Chipotle and Microsoft recently began offering their employees paid sick and maternity leave. The U.S. is currently the only industrialized country that doesn’t require companies to provide sick leave to their employees. 35% of American workers do not receive any type of paid sick leave.  See recent paid sick leave news

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