Tell Congress: We need paid family leave for ALL working families!

Can you believe that in the United States only 14% of workers--and only 5% of low-wage workers--have access to paid family and medical leave?

Working families need a national paid family and medical leave policy that checks ALL the boxes: It needs to be ACCESSIBLE to all workers, offer a MEANINGFUL length of leave, be AFFORDABLE for workers, businesses and the government, INCLUSIVE in defining family, and offer job PROTECTION.

It is time to make paid family and medical leave a reality for everyone. Whether it’s to care for a newborn you swear already smiles, a mom who is ill, or a spouse battling cancer, being there for family is what matters. You shouldn't have to give up a paycheck to do it.

Tell Congress that we want a comprehensive paid leave bill that benefits ALL workers!

Dear Member of Congress,

When only 14% of workers have access to paid family leave through their employer, it's a big problem for the health of our families and the health of our economy. Please support a paid family leave so all families can thrive in today's workplace and economy.  

Nearly 1 in 4 mothers return to work within 10 days of giving birth and 1 in 5 retirees leave the workforce earlier than planned to care for an ill spouse or other family member. Many families end up cobbling together vacation time and sick days to cover time away from work for caregiving and then cross their fingers that nothing goes wrong.

We need is a national paid family and medical leave policy that checks ALL the boxes: It needs to be ACCESSIBLE to all workers, offer a MEANINGFUL length of leave, be AFFORDABLE for workers, businesses and the government, INCLUSIVE in defining family, and offer job PROTECTION.

I think you will agree that whether it’s to care for a newborn you swear already smiles, a mom who is ill, or a spouse battling cancer, being there for family is what matters. American families shouldn't have to give up a paycheck to do it.

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Thank you for all you do.

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