Paid Family & Medical Leave: An Overview Nearly all workers need to take time away from work at some point to deal with a serious personal or family illness or to care for a new child. Laws providing paid family and medical leave allow workers to meet these needs without jeopardizing their economic security.
Fathers Need Paid Family and Medical Leave Women, and especially mothers, continue to be the primary caregivers in most U.S. families today, but more fathers are providing more care now than in the past. Although some employers recognize this reality and the importance of providing leave for women and men, most still do not.
Our new PSA has more than two million views and is getting rave reviews. “In the space of about 90 seconds, this video manages to savagely demonstrate why paid family leave is vital to families — and why it’s so absurd that the United States doesn’t have it.” (Bustle, 2/7/17)
Watch the video and then tell Congress to support a robust paid leave law.