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Opinion Poll: California small business owners support expanding paid family leave protections, increasing paid sick days

Publisher: 
Small Business Majority
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Date: 
Wednesday, July 12, 2023

As the California Legislature considers updating the state’s small business paid family leave and sick day policies, a new poll shows that small businesses owners strongly support expanding family leave protections and other benefits to their employees, including increasing the amount of paid sick days that employees can take. 

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