We need paid family leave now

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Did you know that 88% of working mothers will not get one minute of paid leave after they have a baby! And half of mothers who have access to unpaid maternity leave (FMLA)* at their workplaces will be deemed ineligible. Learn about the impact and far reaching implications in this fantastic talk by Jessica Shortall. Also check out her book, Work. Pump. Repeat. here. and photo credit Laura Legg Photography

*The Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993 (FMLA) is a United States federal law requiring covered employers to provide employees job-protected and unpaid leave for qualified medical and family reasons.