Thursday, May 20, 2021

Using Paid Sick Leave as a Tool for COVID-19 Control

A paid sick leave program for COVID-19 not only protects workers from income loss but can also help prevent more infections. More than a year has passed since the start of the pandemic yet curbing the spread of the COVID-19 virus is still a major global challenge. In Asia, many countries face worrying waves of infections even as they roll out their vaccination programs. Lockdowns and mobility restrictions have been key to arresting spikes in transmission but come at a high social and economic cost. Read More