Dr. Jody Heymann, founding director of the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health’s WORLD Policy Analysis Center and a UCLA distinguished professor of public health, public policy, and medicine, is available as an expert on the proposed ‘‘Health and Economic Recovery Omnibus Emergency Solutions Act’’ (HEROES Act), with a focus on the bill's provisions for paid sick leave. Heymann is lead author of study published this week in the journal Global Public Health that demonsrates the connections between countries' paid sick leave policies and the growth and spread of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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