Maternity Leave

Assemblymember Buffy Wicks' request to vote by proxy was denied, so she came to work with her infant.
While everyone argues about "Medicare for All," real progress is happening on paid family leave. Time to pay attention.
The pay gap shows up even though women have access to more kinds of paid leave.
Advocates hope this will finally get candidates talking about a key economic and health policy.
People may not expect you to return to work. And they won’t think anything of saying so.
Parental leave is the only benefit that isn’t available upon hire or soon afterward.
The freshman lawmaker emphasized that her ”‘unusual" leave policy applies to both mothers AND fathers on her staff.
Critics say it's a backdoor Social Security cut that would particularly disadvantage women and leave out most people who need paid leave.
Talking about a mother's choices, without a broader conversation of how those choices are shaped by her circumstances, is simplistic ― and dangerous.
We dedicate our lives to taking care of other people’s children, but when it’s time to have our own, we have to fend for ourselves.