National Partnership for Women & Families

Paid Leave Means a Stronger Nation

The need for a national paid family and medical leave law that covers workers in all 50 states and the District of Columbia is significant and growing.

Click on a state below for more on how a lack of paid family and medical leave is causing people to experience conflicts between their jobs and their families. Read more about the data »



This analysis was released for the 25th anniversary of the signing of the Family and Medical Leave Act on Feb. 5. To mark FMLA25, a diverse coalition of organizations is joining with businesses, lawmakers and people across the country to call for a national paid family and medical leave law. Learn more about FMLA25 activities »

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