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For healthy families in Tacoma

April 5, 2010

Family Economic Security: In Tacoma, 41,000 workers – 41% – have no paid sick leave, losing income they’d otherwise spend in local businesses when ill. For nearly three-fourths of school-age children in Pierce County, both parents work. Parents without sick leave are less able to stay home with an ill child, sometimes being forced to send the child to daycare or school, or keep an older child out of school. | Learn more

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