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COMMENTARY

We’re failing our workers: Pa. needs paid family & medical leave | Opinion

BY: - October 15, 2021

Only 19% of the U.S. workforce has access to paid family leave through their employer, with low-wage workers even less likely to have it compared to their high-wage counterparts.

COMMENTARY

We need paid parental leave for all Pennsylvanians This is how to make it happen | Opinion

BY: - December 18, 2020

The research on both mother and infant health in the weeks following childbirth indicates that lengthier and more supportive post-birth leaves are essential.

COMMENTARY

COVID-19 in Pa.: At a time of crisis, protecting workers is All-American | Opinion

BY: - April 16, 2020

All American workers deserve paid maternity and paternity leave, paid sick and vacation leave, and guaranteed access to affordable healthcare.

Congress is talking about paid family leave. Will they do anything? 

BY: - January 29, 2020

Democrats and Republicans in Congress seem to agree on expanding access to paid family leave. But they disagree on how to do it. 

Pa’s Houlahan: Deal on paid family leave for federal employees is ‘huge news” for American families   

BY: - December 11, 2019

By Allison Winter WASHINGTON — Lawmakers have reached a landmark agreement on paid parental leave for federal workers that could institute paid time off for civilian employees for the first time. The measure would give federal workers 12 weeks of paid leave to care for a newborn or adopted child — extending the same benefits […]