Nationwide, nearly 87% of workers do not have access to paid family leave. Seeking to improve this statistic, White House officials and Secretary of Labor Tom Perez recently embarked on a national “Lead on Leave” road tour where they meet with workers, businesses and local officials to discuss the benefits of paid leave.
FMLA is not Enough – One Employee’s Struggle to Make Ends Meet after Cancer Treatment
Daphne Richards, a newly-divorced mother of two living in Colorado, thought that she had found the perfect fit as a shift manager at a Chick-fil-A in Larkridge, Colorado, according to 7 News Denver.
Paid Family Leave: Why is the U.S. So Far Behind?
If our social lives are consistently being simplified by a nationwide acceptance of new technologies year by year, why can’t this be the case for policies that benefit our careers and professional lives?