04/03/2015 08:26 am ET Updated Apr 03, 2015

The Real Cost Of Not Paying For Freelance Vacation And Sick Time

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While paid vacation and sick time might seem like a pretty basic benefit, there is no federal policy that mandates that companies offer the benefit, even to full-time employees—despite the fact that the Healthy Families Act was introduced more than a decade ago and has yet to make it to Congress.

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