According to WIFR U.S. Senators Dick Durbin (D-Illinois) and Tammy Duckworth (D-Illinois) are pushing for a nationwide bill that would propose paid sick leave for workers.

The bill will help families take care of family members that are sick at home, or get preventative medical care and seek health assistance for such things as domestic violence, and sexual assault.

“No one should have to choose between caring for a sick child or family member and missing a paycheck, or even losing their job,  It's about time we offered hardworking Americans a basic level of paid sick leave so they aren’t forced to miss out on wages or infect their own coworkers with contagious illnesses when they get sick." - Tammy Duckworth