Thousands of working moms struggle in occupations with poverty-level wages, no access to benefits, and unstable schedules or irregular hours. We’re working to…
The U.S. trails the rest of the world when it comes to paid family leave: we're one of only a handful of countries, including Papua New Guinea and Suriname, that don't provide any. This leaves all working women and their families in the lurch, from lawyers to restaurant servers. While we do have the Family and Medical Leave Act, which gives the right to 12 weeks of unpaid leave, it only covers certain workers.
Richard Branson has announced a great paid leave policy for .2 percent of his workers - The saddest part is that virtually no one offers this much paid paternity leave. The majority of workers in the US have no access to paid family leave, and those who do often already enjoy financial stability. #paidleave #workingdads