With Tuesday’s vote, the paid leave program will be funded by a new business tax that would raise $250 million a year to cover costs.
By Alison Thoet
California's paid family leave policy — the first in the nation — led to a substantial increase in fathers taking leave.
By Making Sen$e Editor
In our news wrap Monday, hundreds of people broke through Hungarian police lines near the Serbian border to walk on the main highway to Budapest. Meanwhile, European leaders debated how to handle the new wave of refugees. Also, President Obama…
By PBS NewsHour
By Simone Pathe
In Tuesday’s State of the Union address, President Barack Obama celebrated "middle-class economics" and laid out a series of additional proposals to ensure the working class is included in the economic recovery.
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…
Support Provided By: Learn more
Educate your inbox
Subscribe to Here’s the Deal, our politics newsletter for analysis you won’t find anywhere else.