A Closer Look at Sick Leave

The Washington Examiner talks to CEI's Aloysius Hogan on proposed mandated sick leave:

But adding another mandate simply will make it more likely that employers will cut back in other areas or won't offer the jobs at all, free-market economists say.

"The employees themselves would lose salary, or the businesses would have to get along with fewer employees," said Aloysius Hogan, labor policy analyst for the Competitive Enterprise Institute. "The only other possible choice is that businesses would have to make less money, and a lot of small businesses are on the margin now."