Paid Leave
REPORT: 76% of workers do not have access to paid leave – WFLA

REPORT: 76% of workers do not have access to paid leave – WFLA

“Jocelyn C. Frye, president of the NPWF, says there is a clear connection between states offering protections to paid family leave and the wages women see in those states. “In states where workers have access to paid family and medical leave, we see that women have better wages, companies experience higher staff retention rates, and people are better able to support themselves and their families,” Frye said. “Paid family and medical leave is a cornerstone in a society where everyone is able to reach their full potential.””

REPORT: 76% of workers do not have access to paid leave – WFLA

Can Democrats and Republicans Finally Agree on a Crucial Benefit That Every Other Wealthy Country Provides? – The New Republic

“The National Partnership for Women and Families estimates that in 2022, 10.9 million workers needed leave but did not take it, with two-thirds of those saying they were unable to do so as they could not afford to take unpaid leave.

“Thirty years is way too long to have not taken the next step,” said Michelle Feit, the director of congressional relations for economic justice at the National Partnership for Women and Families.”

REPORT: 76% of workers do not have access to paid leave – WFLA

The impact of unpaid family & medical leave in Oklahoma – KFOR

“Nearly 1.5 million Oklahoma workers don’t have paid family and medical leave through their jobs. That means 74% of working people in the state, if they’re welcoming a new child or have to take time off work for medical appointments for themselves or their loved ones, are put in the impossible situation of having to choose between their families, their health and their paycheck.”