Why is paid family and medical leave important to you personally? My role as family law attorney and mediator, serving clients in New Haven and Fairfield counties in Connecticut from my small firm (The Law Offices of Carmina K. Tessitore, Esq., LLC http://www.ckt-law.com) is tremendously important to me. My career success however is inextricably linked … Continue reading Interviews with Our Champions: Carmina Tessitore
Interviews with Our Champions: Joshua Elliott
Why is paid family leave important to you personally? Because my staff takes care of the business - they have earned the right to care for themselves and their loved ones. As a small business owner, why do you support paid family leave? Because it is humane and economically feasible if done as a state … Continue reading Interviews with Our Champions: Joshua Elliott
Jessica Shortall: Paid Family Leave is Good for Business
Nationally-recognized speaker Jessica Shortall sat before a group of about fifty Connecticut residents gathered for an event entitled “Work. Worry. Repeat: Life Without Paid Leave” and told them that paid family and medical leave is good for businesses. Good for businesses. And Ms. Shortall, of all people, would know.