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Paid Family Leave


for everyone working in the U.S.

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Paid Family Leave


for everyone working in the U.S.

Everyone’s talking about Paid Family Leave.

"It's about time we have paid family leave, and join the rest of the world." Hillary Clinton

"It's about time we have paid family leave, and join the rest of the world."
Hillary Clinton

"We can provide 6 weeks of paid maternity leave to any mother with a newborn child whose employer does not provide the benefit" Donald Trump

"We can provide 6 weeks of paid maternity leave to any mother with a newborn child whose employer does not provide the benefit"

Donald Trump

"I know how magical the first year of a child's life is but also how much hard work it takes... Being able to spend as much time as possible with your loved ones is absolutely vital." Richard Branson

"I know how magical the first year of a child's life is but also how much hard work it takes... Being able to spend as much time as possible with your loved ones is absolutely vital."
Richard Branson

"Paid family leave... should be available to everyone, because all Americans should be able to afford to care for a family member in need." President Barack Obama

"Paid family leave... should be available to everyone, because all Americans should be able to afford to care for a family member in need."

President Barack Obama

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Paid Family and Medical Leave helps people to take time away from work for the arrival of a new child, to help a family member with a serious illness, or for their own serious illness.

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Paid Family and Medical Leave helps people to take time away from work for the arrival of a new child, to help a family member with a serious illness, or for their own serious illness.

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Only 13% of private sector workers in the U.S. have any paid family leave - we're the only developed country with no national policy.

There are only 2 countries in the world without any national maternity leave policy.

The United States of America and Papua New Guinea

The United States of America and Papua New Guinea

Paid Family Leave makes it possible for families to help each other. 

It’s also great public policy.

Money 26 weeks of paid maternity leave would increase US women's labor force participation to the tune of a 5% increase in GDP.

Money

26 weeks of paid maternity leave would increase US women's labor force participation to the tune of a 5% increase in GDP.

Babies 10 weeks of paid maternity leave reduces infant mortality by 10%, so with 10 weeks of paid leave in the US, we could have saved nearly 2,300 babies in 2013. 

Babies

10 weeks of paid maternity leave reduces infant mortality by 10%, so with 10 weeks of paid leave in the US, we could have saved nearly 2,300 babies in 2013. 

Equality Paid leave in the U.S. is an elite privilege -- only 6% of people working low-wage jobs have access to any paid family leave.

Equality

Paid leave in the U.S. is an elite privilege -- only 6% of people working low-wage jobs have access to any paid family leave.

PL+US is fighting to win paid family leave for everyone working in the U.S.

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