Paid Sick Leave a Crucial Weapon During COVID-19 Era and Beyond, UCLA Study Finds

Note: Embargoed until 8 a.m. PDT Monday, May 11, 2020.
Paid Sick Leave a Crucial Weapon During COVID-19 Era and Beyond, UCLA Study Finds. A UCLA analysis of policies in 193 countries shows that gaps in coverage for ill workers put nations’ health and economic security at risk. The research is to be published May 11 in in the journal Global Public Health.

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FIELDING FOCUS | Public Health in a Pandemic: COVID-19 & Vulnerable Populations

The UCLA Fielding School of Public Health has launched FIELDING FOCUS, a webinar discussion series that has begun with weekly curated conversations addressing public health and COVID-19. During upcoming sessions, we will explore the impact that the current pandemic is having on vulnerable populations (May 5) and on wellness and healthy living (May 12). Additional sessions are in the planning stages.

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