I don't want to talk about the perceived wins of this week's midterm elections: The GOP takeover and what that might mean for the future of PPACA (not much). I don't want to talk about Lame Duck Obama. And I sure as hell don't want to talk about marijuana legalization (yes, I live in Colorado, one of the first states to idiotically legalize the drug. And no, I'm not high right now.).

I want to talk about the real winner: Sick time.

Paid sick leave was on the ballot in Massachusetts, where it won big. Workers at businesses with 11 or more employees now can earn up to five days of paid sick time each year; staff members at smaller companies would earn 40 hours of annual unpaid sick time.

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