The National Women’s Law Center (the Center) writes to express its support for the U.S. Department of Labor’s (DOL) proposed rule implementing Executive Order 13706, Establishing Paid Sick Leave for Federal Contractors (“the EO” or “the Order”). As an organization dedicated to expanding opportunities for women and their families, we are committed to ensuring that working families have the job security and economic security that paid sick days provide and recognize the benefits of paid sick days to contractors, the government, taxpayers and the economy.