Kids Forward on Paid Sick Leave and its Importance in Stemming the Coronavirus

As we think about strategies to mitigate the deadly spread of the coronavirus, we have to take a close look at the large gaps in access to sick leave and health insurance. Kids Forward is helping us understand how lack of paid sick leave and health insurance are exacerbating the COVID-19 outbreak in our country. “State politicians and private sector leaders need to take additional steps to ensure the safety of all Wisconsinites”, announced Kids Forward in their March 10, 2020 blog “Ensuring Protections for the Few Often Benefits the Many” Kids Forward outlines four steps lawmakers could take to address health disparities.