Fairness Initiative on Low-Wage Work: Paid Leave in the States: A Critical Support for Low-wage Workers and Their Families

Explains how most low-wage workers are entitled to sick leave through the Family and Medical Leave Act, albeit the legislation specifies this leave is without pay which can be a huge strain on the family. Sarah Fass, author of a Columbia report on low-wage workers, speaks about paid leave (5 min., 52 sec).