Paid Leave

The Family and Medical Leave Act

The FMLA has helped many working Americans balance the demands of work and family, by protecting their jobs while they take time off to recover from illness or care for loved ones. Yet the FMLA’s reach is far too limited. Read more about this important law and how it may apply to you.

The FAMILY Act

The Federal Family and Medical Insurance Leave Act would create an insurance program to provide up to 12 weeks of paid leave to recover from a serious illness or to care for a new child or seriously ill family member.  Click here to learn more.

Family Leave Works- New York

Benefits begin on January 1st, 2018 for New York States landmark paid family leave law. Click here to learn more.

Paid Family and Medical Leave Campaigns

Many states across the country are working to pass their own paid family and medical leave programs. Click here to learn more about active campaigns.