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Portfolios and pandemics: Worker protections
How should companies protect their employees during a global pandemic like COVID-19? There are 34 million workers today without paid sick leave. Individuals shouldn’t have to decide between getting paid and getting healthy. The responsibility is on companies to ensure their employees are cared for and their communities are protected. As sustainable investors, it’s more important than ever to consider whether companies in our portfolios provide worker protections like paid sick leave.
Workers statistics cited from Why Paid Sick Leave is Essential to Beating Coronavirus