Paid Leave for the US


I’ve written here before about Jody Heymann’s work in Raising the Global Floor: Dismantling the Myth that We Can’t Afford Good Working Conditions for Everyone. The only reason we don’t have paid leave in this country as a basic minimum standard is because we have not yet insisted upon it. Here is Jody making the case as it appeared in a blog she wrote for the Washington Post.

For author Jody Heymann’s radio interview about paid leave and good workplace policy, click here. Listen to it while you wrap presents or stamp holiday cards!