As of March 2015, there are no labor laws that cover paid sick days in the United States. There are no federally mandated laws that outline requirements for paid sick days. More » Government & Politics Law

As of 2014, the average number of sick days that U.S. workers take in a given year was approximately 4.9, according to CNBC. The average for the United Kingdom was 9.1 days, and those in the Asia-Pacific area came in wit... More »

The average number of sick days taken in one year in the United States is 5.2. This figure includes 3.9 days taken for the worker's own illnesses and 1.3 days taken to care for a sick family member. This figure reflects ... More »

Similar to other states, Ohio labor laws start with federal labor laws and incorporate a few variations. As of February 2015, variations in Ohio include wages, worker's compensation, holidays and vacation, and terminatio... More » Government & Politics Law

Some of the unique labor laws in California include the minimum wage for the state, as well as the laws regarding how overtime is paid. According to law firm Fox Rothschild, California has a minimum wage that is one of t... More » Government & Politics Law

Summaries of Michigan labor laws are available at the Nolo and FindLaw websites. As of 2015, Michigan's minimum wage is $8.15 per hour, according to Nolo, with planned increases bringing it to $9.25 by 2018. Eligible emp... More » Government & Politics Law

Labor boards are charged with enforcing state labor laws, according to the New York Department of Labor. These laws mandate minimum wage, work hours, safe and fair working conditions for employees, and in some states une... More » Government & Politics Law