Issues

States With Paid Leave

When you compare the United States to other industrialized nations, you probably don’t expect to discover that the U.S. is one of only two countries in the world that does not provide paid family and medical leave to its workers.

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What Are Paid Sick Days?

Every worker in America does have the right to stay home when they or a loved one is sick. But under federal law, at least, they have no right to get paid or even to keep their job if they

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How Much Paid Leave Can I Get?

At some point, nearly everyone needs time to recover from childbirth or a serious illness or to care for a sick loved one or new child. You may be at that point right now, or know you will be soon,

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What is Paid Leave?

At some point, nearly everyone needs time to recover from a serious illness or care for a sick loved one or new child. But the majority of working people in the United States cannot take the time they need without

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Can LGBTQ Families Take Paid Time to Care?

Paid time to care is important for LGBTQ families of all shapes and sizes, including: same-gender couples who may or may not be raising children, chosen families, multinational families, foster families, and any combination of these! While the Supreme Court’s

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States with Paid Sick Days

The United States is one of the only developed countries in the world that does not guarantee workers paid sick days, even for the flu! That’s a public health hazard for us all — you may earn paid sick days,

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Paid Family Leave in Rhode Island

In Rhode Island, a majority of the workforce contributes a small amount into an insurance fund called Temporary Disability Insurance (TDI). Started back in 1942 — the first such program in the nation — TDI pools the contributions so workers

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