paid family leave
The state’s benefits are extraordinary, particularly for low-wage workers.
The state will be the seventh to offer the benefit to new parents.
The freshman lawmaker emphasized that her ”‘unusual" leave policy applies to both mothers AND fathers on her staff.
Finally, the U.S. has a real shot at passing paid family leave, but pie-in-the sky ideas are taking up all the oxygen.
The Family Act, introduced by Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand and Rep. Rosa DeLauro, will probably pass in the House. It faces a rocky path in the Senate, though.
Everyone agrees with the president's daughter that leave is necessary, but there's little consensus on policy.
But that's where we are.
It's a big break from GOP orthodoxy, but the details aren't that encouraging.
Twenty-four years ago this week, then-President Bill Clinton signed the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)—the nation’s
* Crystal, Sonya and Rachel are member activists of 9to5, National Association of Working Women. Working women and our families
The current rules around paid leave don't account for the realities of today's employees and families. Thankfully, rules
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The Washington, D.C., City Council recently announced it will vote on a paid leave bill that would be one of the most generous in the nation. Thanks to the city's demographics and its unique position as the nation's capital, this vote could be a major turning point for the country.
There’s still hope and momentum behind paid parental and sick leave.