A Denver City Council member wants answers about why the city is paying millions to city workers for sick days they never used.
While local and state government agencies are curbing services, furloughing employees and laying off workers due to shrinking budgets, a 4 On Your Side Investigation found at the same time, taxpayers are shelling out millions of dollars to retiring workers for unused sick days.
You’re lying in bed, trying to figure out where that truck came from that hit you during the night. Do you slug it out and go to work, or stay home and get your sea-legs? Calling in sick can be a tough call, but CBS4 Medical Editor Dr Dave Hnida has some guidelines about when staying home is the best remedy.
Denver voters will soon get the chance to decide if businesses should be required to give employees paid sick days.
There’s a new push under way to require all businesses in Denver to offer paid sick days for employees.