We need paid family leave now
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.
*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.