Which matters more: your job or your family?

No one should have to choose.

We all hope we can care for our loved ones when they need us the most. Yet for many workers, especially those with the fewest resources, a new baby or seriously ill family member can spell financial ruin. Gaps in our laws leave too many women and families on the brink. It doesn’t have to be this way. A Better Balance leverages the power of the law to ensure that no worker has to make the impossible choice between their job and their family. When all working parents and caregivers have a fair shot in the workplace, our families, our communities, and our nation are healthier and stronger.


Family Leave Works For Adoptive & Foster Parents In New York

Family Leave Works for Adoptive & Foster Parents in New York

Adoptive and foster parents of any gender can take bonding leave at any point within the first 12 months after their child’s placement. This includes families who are welcoming children of any age.
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