paid sick days

paid sick days

Mar 20, 2020 | Fact Sheet

The COVID-19 pandemic will have devastating implications for workers earning low wages and their families. Learn more about CLASP's work in responding to COVID-19.

Mar 11, 2020 | Testimony/Comments | CLASP

On March 11, 2020 CLASP and 35 other organizations sent this letter to Congress to highlight the specific needs of child care and early learning programs operating in all states and across all settings.

Mar 11, 2020 | Report/Brief | Hannah Matthews

The COVID-19 (novel coronavirus) outbreak is testing our health and public health systems, our national response to an economic slowdown and potential recession, and our government’s overall capacity to respond to a crisis. The outbreak is further exposing the weakness of our public policies on all three fronts when considering people with low incomes and people of color who have been most affected by the failures of the health system and the economy before the crisis.

Tanya Goldman testified to a subcommittee of the U.S. House of Representatives Education and Labor Committee explaining the necessity, the economic benefits, and the broad support in the states for paid sick days and The Healthy Families Act--particularly in light of the COVID-19 crisis.

Sep 26, 2019 | Report/Brief | Pronita Gupta

The Great Recession demonstrated that poor-quality jobs worsen poverty for low-wage workers, especially workers of color. This brief examines the impact of the last recession.