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Best Practices for Paid Family Leave Policies for Local Government Employees

A Better Balance works with states and cities across the country to craft and pass strong paid family leave policies. Local governments in over 30 states, from North Carolina to Montana to Texas, have led the way on this issue by enacting paid family leave policies for their own employees to care for a new child or a seriously-ill loved one. These local public sector polices set a strong example for private-sector employers and help lay the groundwork for statewide paid family leave programs.


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