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Family matters: Why the US lags behind in paid parental leave • FRANCE 24 English

FRANCE24, 26 Nov 2021
The #UnitedStates is the only developed economy without any national policy on paid #parentalleave. American lawmakers have recently made efforts to pass mandates on parental and family leave, but the legislation is likely to be blocked in partisan bickering. “It has immense benefits” says Richard Petts, Sociology professor at Ball State University, to journalist Kate Moody. “It's really a can't miss policy”.

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