All types of parents of any gender can take bonding leave, including foster and adoptive parents, LGBTQ parents, and other moms and dads. You can take this leave at any point within 12 months of your child’s birth or placement for adoption or foster care.
This new resource includes special information for LGBTQ parents, adoptive and foster parents, military families, and other moms, dads, and caregivers.
We must continue to advocate for inclusive workplace leave policies that address the unique health needs of stigmatized and disadvantaged communities including TGNC communities, so that everyone is able to care for themselves and their loved ones.
Everyone should be able to be with the people they love when they need them the most—without risking their economic security. With the help of A Better Balance, as of…
We are particularly pleased that this paid family leave is not only for parents, but will also include caregivers, making Nashville a leader in municipal paid family leave policies.
Our national failure to guarantee paid leave has devastating financial consequences. A shocking 62% of low-income workers who took leave received no pay at all while on leave. As a result, 57% of this group took on debt, 46% put off paying their bills, and 48% went on to public assistance.