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Paid COVID Sick Leave Expires September 30, 2022

Community Legal Services in East Palo Alto supports workers’ rights with legal services and outreach to community members across San Mateo County. Here are their latest resources on vaccination rights and supplemental paid sick leave.


Living Through a Pandemic Behind Bars

For the last two years, Stanford researchers have been partnering with county correctional health officials to understand the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on people living and working in local jails. The study, now published in peer-reviewed journals, identified several barriers to infection control in jails, including inadequate access to face masks, deterrents to testing and symptom-reporting, and mistrust of jail staff.