Nearly one million Massachusetts residents are without paid sick days, forcing many to either go to work when they are ill, send children to school sick, or miss rent payments, utilities and loans when they don’t have enough money at the end of the month due to short wages.
Now, a new push at the state capitol is underway as the Mass Paid Leave Coalition rallies for all workers to have the right to paid time off when they, or a family member, are ill.
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