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No Kids? Here’s Why You Still Have a Stake in Paid Family Leave


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No Kids? Here’s Why You Still Have a Stake in Paid Family Leave

Amy Traub

Paid family leave is finally gaining steam in the United States. President Obama and the Democratic presidential candidates universally embrace the idea. And while a conservative Congress may stymie federal action for years, states from New York to Colorado to Oregon are moving toward implementing their own family leave insurance systems, building on the success of policies already in place in California, New Jersey and Rhode Island.