Polls Indicate Strong Public Support for Paid Sick Days

It’s clear that there’s overwhelming support in North Carolina and around the country for paid sick days legislation.  Consider the following recent survey results:

In North Carolina
In April 2008, AARP North Carolina released the results of what it believes is the first comprehensive survey of workers in the state. 

The survey of 800 workers age 30-plus confirmed what the NC Paid Sick Days Campaign already knows–that the public wants and needs paid sick days to care for themselves and sick family members.
Here’s what the polling found:

For the full AARP survey, click here.

Around the country:

Nationally, a survey conducted by the National Opinion Research Center at the University of Chicago found that:

For the full NORC survey, click here.

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