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Paid leave program removed from social spending package

Oct 28, 2021

By Christine Rousselle

A provision creating a national paid leave program will not be included in the social spending package being crafted by... Read more

Biden introduces family aid plan - but would it help the families who need it the most?

Apr 29, 2021

President Joe Biden on Wednesday unveiled the American Families Plan, a $1.8 trillion package that includes paid leave, education spending,... Read more

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Congress passes coronavirus aid bill

Mar 18, 2020

Congress has passed a second bill responding to the COVID-19 pandemic, including paid leave for coronavirus-related reasons for many Americans.  Read more

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White House summit on family leave follows new House bill

Dec 12, 2019

By Matt Hadro

The White House hosted a summit on paid leave Thursday, hours after the House passed a bill with 12 weeks... Read more

 Ivanka Trump, daughter of President Donald Trump.

Ivanka Trump hails 'exciting' progress on paid family leave

Nov 15, 2019

By Christine Rousselle

Family leave is more than a women’s issue, it is a family issue, Ivanka Trump said Thursday.  Read more

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Senators introduce bipartisan paid family leave bill

Aug 1, 2019

By Matt Hadro

Senators introduced a new bipartisan proposal for parental leave Tuesday, as the push for a national paid family leave policy... Read more

Chase settlement will pay fathers for ungranted paternity leave

May 30, 2019

By Perry West

A class action lawsuit against JP Morgan Chase was settled this week, after a lawsuit from fathers denied parental leave.  Read more