Peggy Sattler MPP, London West

Government of Ontario

Don't Abandon Workers - 10 Permanent Paid Sick Days Needed Now

Published on March 23, 2023

QUEEN'S PARK - The Ford government’s flawed paid sick days program will end on March 31, forcing sick workers to choose between going to work sick or losing their pay. This is not only bad for worker health and public health, but it hurts productivity and the economy. Why does this government think it’s okay to abandon workers who do not have paid sick days?