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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, and Papua New Guinea.

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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