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Nearly half of Arizona’s private-sector workers, more than 934,000 people, do not have access to paid sick leave, according to a report by a group pushing for such laws. More than 43 million people, accounting for about 39 percent of private-sector workers in the country, don’t have the ability to earn paid sick leave. Read more» 1

Angela and Matt Warren of Glendale with children, from right, Shannon Dugan,, 17; Eve Mitchell, 8; Daphne Dugan, 12; and Jude Mitchell, 5.

Federal law guarantees most workers 12 weeks off for events like a birth, but that leave is unpaid. Because Arizona does not provide more than the federal law, it - like many states - got an F for its family-friendly workplace policies. Read more»