It was Sen. Joe Manchin.
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.
Paid family and medical leave is on the chopping block. Democrats are scrambling to find a compromise to protect at least new parents.
A new survey shows Black and Latino workers in particular are concerned about missing work -- and pay -- because of the vaccine's side effects.
Without Republican support, Democrats can't require companies to provide paid time off to workers — just some weak tax credits instead.
In March, Congress guaranteed workers up to two weeks of fully paid sick leave if they contract COVID-19. Republicans blocked an extension to the mandate.
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.
The paid sick leave passed to deal with the coronavirus pandemic ends next month. Sen. Patty Murray says this could spell disaster.
Like masks, paid sick leave is an important tool in reducing transmission, researchers confirm. A federal law providing it is set to expire, though.