DC's new paid family leave is one of the most generous in the nation. But economist Harry Holzer worries the policy could have unintended consequences and hurt the women it's trying to help.
By Paul Solman
The District of Columbia's new family policy will be a boon for not only workers, but for business and the District as a whole, says economist Heather Boushey.
By Paul Solman
San Francisco became the first U.S. city to pass a measure that required employers to provide six weeks of fully paid parental leave for new parents.
By Joshua Barajas
By Making Sen$e Editor
California's paid family leave policy — the first in the nation — led to a substantial increase in fathers taking leave.
By Ken Thomas, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders plans to outline steps to provide workers with three months of paid family and medical leave, seeking to draw a contrast with Democratic presidential rival Hillary Clinton on how it would be paid for.
By Diane Lincoln Estes
More than 70 percent of employers in the United States don’t offer paid maternity leave. One working mother spoke of the difficulties of a mere 12-week unpaid maternity leave.
Netflix has announced that it will be offering employees unlimited paid parental leave of up to a year after one gives birth to or adopts a child. Netflix joins other tech companies that offer generous family leave packages, in stark…
With the start of 2014, new parents in Rhode Island are eligible for paid family leave — the third state, after California and New Jersey, where such a right has been codified and enforced. At the national level, the…
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