Haleon is advocating for paid sick days, especially for Black and Latina mothers who face an outsized burden. (Haleon)

Ha­le­on draws at­ten­tion to un­paid sick days and lost wages in Ther­aflu cam­paign

With pub­lic health of­fi­cials gear­ing up for a tough flu sea­son, so is GSK con­sumer spin­off Ha­le­on and its flu brand Ther­aflu by of­fer­ing a help­ing hand to work­ers who don’t get sick leave.

Now in its sec­ond year, “The Right to Rest and Re­cov­er” cam­paign is spread­ing the word, es­pe­cial­ly about the in­equities around un­paid sick time for Black and Lati­na moth­ers. Its re­search shows those women are putting in twice the work car­ing for old­er and younger gen­er­a­tions, but of­ten have less ac­cess to paid sick leave. One in three Black and Lati­na women can’t earn sick days in the US, ac­cord­ing to Ha­le­on.

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