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Sep 14 2016
Donald Trump introduced an unorthodox childcare plan Tuesday night, becoming a rare Republican calling for paid maternity leave.The Guardian
Sep 08 2015
On Labor Day President Obama announces new paid sick leave rules for government workers. As his final term winds down there are many reasons for him to want to act.Christian Science Monitor
Oct 17 2015
Lance Mercier knows his job gets harder when a co-worker goes out on leave. But he recently also learned that raising a newborn involves, as he puts it, an "insurmountable" amount of work.
The 39-year-old bank manager from Silver Spring, Md., is currently on leave from work taking care of his newborn daughter with his wife, Luz.
"As a manager who has had a lot of people go out onNPR (Online News)
Sep 07 2015
President Barack Obama will sign an executive order on Monday in Boston requiring U.S. government contractors to offer seven days of paid sick leave a year to their workers, the White House said.Reuters
Sep 05 2015
After flying here from Baltimore on a late August afternoon, Labor Secretary Tom Perez hopped in a waiting SUV at the airport. He was headed to a Methodist church downtown, where he was set to meet with a dozen or so workers, all of whom make too little money to support their families without public assistance.
One by one, the workers rattled off their places of employment -- McDonald'sHuffPost
Jan 07 2022
Amazon is cutting paid leave time for U.S. front-line workers who test positive for Covid-19 or have to quarantine after exposure to the virus.
All U.S.-based Amazon workers who test positive for Covid-19 and those required to quarantine will now be eligible for one week, or up to 40 hours, of paid leave, according to a company notice sent to employees, which was viewed by CNBC.CNBC
Nov 04 2021
House could vote this week on revised social spending plan that includes paid leave, SALT provisions
House Democrats could vote this week on a new version of President Biden's social spending plan, the Build Back Better bill "this week," according to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, although the timing could slip into the weekend, Majority Whip Steny Hoyer said Thursday. Asked if members might have to stay through the weekend, replied that it's a "possibility" and said there are a "number" ofCBS News (Online)
Mar 22 2019
Will it be treated as a “big idea?”
Kirsten Gillibrand is making a perhaps not-unwise bet in an era dominated by Democratic women: that her paid family leave proposal can distinguish her in a crowded 2020 Democratic field.
“The American people want national paid leave. We even have a president who I agree with on basically nothing talking about the need for paid leave,”Vox
Dec 10 2016
President-elect Donald Trump has picked fast-food CEO Andrew Puzder to become the next secretary of labor. Puzder is a longtime Republican donor who has been a vocal critic of raising the minimum wage, the Fight for 15 movement, expansion of overtime pay, paid sick leave and the Affordable Care Act. Puzder is also an anti-choice activist who has been accused of domestic violence. We getDemocracy Now!
Oct 24 2015
Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.), who said he would not run for speaker of the House if it would require him to give up his family time, offers paid family leave to his staff, but won't get into the details.
Ryan earned kudos from Sheryl Sandberg, chief operating officer at Facebook and the author of Lean In, on Wednesday after drawing attention to his work-life balance when setting conditionsHuffPost