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Paid Family Leave is Good Business for Tennessee: Fact Sheet from A Better Balance and ThinkTN

Paid family leave allows working families to care for a new child without risking their financial security. Because Tennessee state employees do not have dedicated paid family leave, those who are expecting a child must choose between using paid vacation time, sick days, or taking unpaid leave.

Implementing paid family leave for state employees will not only help Tennessee’s working families — most of whom cannot afford to take extended leave without pay — but will also help state agencies recruit and retain workers. In today’s highly competitive labor market, this is more important than ever.


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