The issue has made national headlines as President Trump, in last months State of the Union address, mentioned paid family leave
and his support for such a proposal.
Senator Kirsten Gillibrand today released the following statement in response to the paid family leave
proposal announced by Senate Republicans: Congress should be working to strengthen Social Security, but this Senate Republican plan weakens it.
That session, we began collaborative efforts to come up with a fair and balanced paid family leave
system--something that the employers and employees could point to and feel both would benefit.
Getting Paid While Taking Time: The Women's Movement and the Development of Paid Family Leave
Policies in the United States
Mandating paid family leave
will result in sharply higher employment costs, and the market will ultimately respond by either reducing employment, wages, or some combination thereof, whether government finances the benefit or it comes via a government man date.
First, the Budget enacts a law providing the country's most comprehensive paid family leave
benefit through the state's existing Disability Benefits Law ("Paid Family Leave
NEW YORK, April 5 (KUNA) -- New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo signed legislation enacting a statewide USD 15 minimum wage plan and a 12-week paid family leave
21747), Ann Bartel, Maya Rossin-Slater, Christopher Ruhm, Jenna Stearns, and Jane Waldfogel find that, in dual-income households, the use of paid family leave
21747, November 2015) by Ann Bartel, Maya Rossin-Slater, Christopher Ruhm, Jenna Stearns, and Jane Waldfogel, paid family leave
policies that are gender-neutral may increase the participation of fathers within the family and may eventually help address the gender wage gap.
Mary Stuart Gile is the unsung heroine of paid family leave
in New Hampshire.
This article is the second in a two-part series discussing how the United States addresses paid family leave
compared to other industrialized nations and the growing focus on increasing paid family leave
in the United States.
Summary: This article is the second in a two-part series discussing how the United States addresses paid family leave
compared to other industrialized nations and the .