Wednesday’s “Day Without A Woman” strike could have cost the United States nearly $21 billion in GDP -- if all paid working women took the day off.
By Kristen Doerer
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
With Tuesday’s vote, the paid leave program will be funded by a new business tax that would raise $250 million a year to cover costs.
By PBS NewsHour
When it comes to paid family leave, the United States lags behind every other developed country in the world. Hillary Clinton has stressed childhood issues for decades and has proposed 12 weeks of paid leave and universal preschool. Meanwhile, Donald…
It’s time we acknowledge that working parents have two jobs — the one at work and the one at home — and both are equally important to our economy.
By Making Sen$e Editor
California's paid family leave policy — the first in the nation — led to a substantial increase in fathers taking leave.
By Alexandra Sarabia
Councilmembers in the District of Columbia introduced the Universal Paid Leave Act of 2015 on Tuesday, which could make the nation’s capital the first city to offer paid family and medical leave for nearly all its residents.
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