Businesses and Organizations that Support Paid Sick Days

The Vermont Paid Sick Days Coalition works closely with campaign partner Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility (VBSR) to educate employers about the proposed policy. VBSR is one of the largest business associations in the state of Vermont with over one thousand business members. Click here to read VBSR’s official policy on this issue.

The businesses and organizations listed below have acknowledged that healthy workers are productive workers and have signed on in support of Earned Sick Days in Vermont.

 

JOIN THE GROWING LIST OF SUPPORTIVE BUSINESSES & ORGANIZATIONS 

 

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Red Hen Bakery co-owner Randy George speaks at the Paid Sick Days campaign launch, September 2013.

More resources and information about Earned Sick Days can be found here.

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