Think Family Comes First? Your Employer Might Not
by YES! Magazine on Dec 15, 2013 | Views: 257 | Score: 1
|Percent of Workers with Paid Family Leave|
|Lowest Wage Workers (Lowest 10%)||4|
|All Private Sector Workers||12|
|Finance and Insurance Workers||30|
Sources: yesmagazine.org, bls.gov
Few American workers can take paid leave when they must care for a sick family member or new baby; only 12% of private-sector workers currently have paid family leave, and a mere 4% of the lowest-wage workers. Click the article to find out how a new law could radically change the landscape when it comes to paid family leave.