Check out the latest paid leave news from across the country.
April 11, 2018
The U.S. used to be a world leader in women working. Not anymore.
April 9, 2018
"I think back to when I was younger when we were sick, how my parents didn't get to take time off to take care of us," [Linfield College] sophomore Raul Sanchez said.
April 7, 2018
[Sen. Heidi] Heitkamp also said the proposed Family and Medical Insurance Leave Act, or FAMILY Act, would allow small businesses to offer the same family leave benefits now offered by large businesses. This would help make working for small businesses more attractive.
April 4, 2018
Children spending more quality time with their fathers has a cascade of social benefits, according to the Swedish government, but it also allows women to pursue their careers and become more active members of the workforce.
March 29, 2018
The bill would also make caregivers of a sibling or grandchild eligible. It would increase the amount that people who [earn] less than double the minimum wage can receive when claiming temporary caregiver insurance.
March 23, 2018
Jersey City municipal workers will be eligible for paid parental leave, thanks to an executive order signed by Mayor Steve Fulop.
March 23, 2018
One positive aspect of so many millennials taking on caregiving responsibilities, experts say, is that it may force lawmakers and companies to start paying attention.
March 20, 2018
If Utah offered paid family leave, [Jasmine] Parker says she'd have a buffer — time to deal with crises in her own immediate family, time for a vacation, time to just breathe. “It would be amazing,” she says. "I think I'm probably like a lot of people. Sometimes, it feels pretty overwhelming."
March 15, 2018
We should not be asking families to choose between losing their income and caring for family members when they are ill.
March 6, 2018
“We seem to have this view that paid family leave is some sort of touchy-feely women’s only policy,” [Sen.] Duckworth said. “This isn’t just an entitlement. It’s really an economic imperative for our nation.”
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