paid leave

Some benefits would start right away, but others would take years.
Sen. Joe Manchin says he wants paid leave done on a bipartisan basis. His colleagues and advocates point to a long history of that not happening.
"Paid family leave is not a vacation. We are sending women bleeding, swollen, in stitches, in agony back to work across this country."
“Look, there is certainly a precedent amongst my husband’s family and the royal family of not having any involvement in politics," the Duchess of Sussex said Tuesday.
Democrats are racing to finish their legislation even as the fate of major provisions remains uncertain.
A last-minute deal on prescription drugs, unresolved issues on climate change, taxes, paid leave and immigration.
In recent days, Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) turned on the paid leave proposal, likely forcing Democrats to cut the popular policy out of their final package.
An app would let domestic workers accrue pay they’re owed — but in practice rarely get — to take sick days or care for loved ones.
The president said free community college is out and that a plan for paid leave is shrinking.
For years, Democrats have championed a 12-week paid leave program. They're now considering just four weeks.
"No family should have to choose between earning a living and having the freedom to take care of their child," the Duchess of Sussex said.
It would cost a lot of money. But there's a reason for that.
Monthly checks for parents, immigration reform and new Medicare benefits made it into Democrats' outline of their next major bill.
The daily average number of COVID-19 shots fell significantly as the White House encouraged paid vaccination time for workers.
The bill instead includes expanded tax credits for businesses that offer paid leave. Advocates are turning their sights toward the next recovery package.
The Senate can certainly pass this bill and conduct an impeachment trial at the same time, Gillibrand told HuffPost: “You can walk and chew gum.”
Republicans show no interest in extending emergency paid sick and family leave, even though the successful programs are vital in a pandemic.
Small-business owners say a paid sick leave policy Congress passed in March really helped them and their employees. Yet, it’s going away.
More than 500 health professionals signed a letter calling for the expansion of paid family and sick leave to all American workers.