Eugene Paid Sick Leave Familiarity Increases Significantly


Familiarity is clearly increasing. All the news coverage during the two weeks clearly had an impact.

It’s important to keep in mind that it’s hard to ask familiarity and get an exact answer. The responses to this question are biased upward, but are consistent across surveys.

QUESTION: Regarding the City of Eugene proposal to require businesses providing services within the city limits to offer sick time to employees on an annual basis: How familiar are you with the proposal: very familiar, somewhat familiar, somewhat unfamiliar, or very unfamiliar?

METHODOLOGY: 200 live telephone interviews of likely City of Eugene 2014 General election voters conducted July 8-10 and July 23-24 2014. The margin of error at the sample median is plus or minus seven percent. Totals may not equal 100 percent due to rounding.

Respondents who were unsure were categorized as unfamiliar with the proposal.

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