The Morning Blend


Pandemic Highlighting Importance For Paid Family And Medical Leave

Posted at 8:05 AM, Sep 28, 2021
and last updated 2021-09-28 08:05:18-04

The COVID-19 crisis has shown the importance of all Americans having access to paid family and medical leave, which can be used to care for a new child, a sick family member, or one’s own illness.

And with a national program that would expand access to paid family and medical leave to the nearly 80% of workers without access to this vital support currently in front of Congress, it’s now crucial to help the majority of Americans without paid leave.