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…
By Denise Cummins
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.
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.
By Darlene Superville, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — Renewing a push for paid leave for workers, President Barack Obama on Thursday will call on Congress, states and cities to pass measures to allow tens of millions of workers to earn up to a week of paid…
By Simone Pathe
If the economy is the most important issue to voters this fall, how do they feel about their own financial well-being? Half of U.S. adults think they're better off than their kids will be, with even middle class households facing…
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