At Saturday’s Democratic debate, paid family leave was once again a hot topic for the presidential candidates, who roundly agree such policies are important despite disagreeing on how to implement them.
Candidates on the 2016 campaign trail spent the week focusing on reproductive health, with Jeb Bush’s super PAC considering an attack on Sen. Marco Rubio’s abortion stance.
If Fox Business Networks’ moderators want to follow through on their promise to highlight the issues, there are a few questions they should ask the candidates.
“The law has not caused major problems for California employers,” says a U.S. Department of Labor report. “The vast majority (roughly 90 percent) report positive effects or no effects in terms of productivity, profitably, retention, and morale.”
Though Paul Ryan has an undoubtedly abysmal history where gender and economic equity are concerned, the uncomfortable fact remains that his actions with regard to his personal life may have progressive effects.
Each of the five Democratic presidential candidates has supported the Affordable Care Act, but one candidate, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT), said during Tuesday’s debate he would go a step beyond Obamacare if he won the presidency.
If the Universal Paid Leave Act of 2015 passes, almost everyone who works in the District of Columbia will qualify for up to 16 weeks of paid family and medical leave.
It’s time to take bold action to stop putting family health at risk—corporations and municipalities, states, and the federal government should mandate parental leave for both parents for births and adoptions.
In what paid leave advocates called an unprecedented move, more than 200 business school faculty members from 88 leading institutions signed a letter urging Congress to pass national paid family leave.
Federal contractors can earn up to seven days of paid sick leave per year starting in 2017. Obama also renewed his call for more comprehensive paid family leave opposed by many Republicans.