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I have a fantastic present for whoever came up with the brilliant idea of punishing sick employees. Sorry ... did I say "brilliant"? I meant outrageous. And, oops, did I say "present"? I meant "swift kick to the face."
Check out this map to see how America stacks up against the rest of the world in providing paid sick leave for employees. The blue countries offer guaranteed paid sick leave. The red countries do not.
Then click the links below the map to show your support for paid employee sick leave by signing the NYC Campaign for Paid Sick Days' petition to city hall.