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Tools and Resources for Paid Sick Time Campaigns

Model Laws

A Better Balance worked with the National Partnership for Women & Families to create model legislation for state and local advocates considering launching a paid sick time campaign.  Please note, the model is a useful tool for getting started, but it is important to customize the model for your particular state or locality.  We are available to help you do that.  If you have questions regarding the model legislation, or would like technical assistance on customizing the model to your state or locality, please contact Sherry Leiwant or Jared Make at A Better Balance (212-430-5982 or, or Sarah Fleisch Fink or Vasu Reddy at the National Partnership (202-986-2600 or,

Fact Sheets/Studies




Economic Security


LGBT and HIV/AIDS Communities

  • Click here for our numerous fact sheets and resources on paid leave and the LGBT and HIV/AIDS communities.
  • Is your campaign interested in developing paid sick time fact sheets for the LGBT and HIV/AIDS communities? A Better Balance is available to help! Please get in touch with us at 212-430-5982 for more information.

The Business Case for Paid Sick Time

Organizing Resources

Ideas for Actions

Flyer Examples


Blueprint for a Regional Work-Family Strategy

Social Media

Polling Data

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