Paid Family Leave: Especially Good for Residents East of the River and DC’s Small Businesses
December 15, 2016 by BFC in Advocacy
This is an excerpt of a blog written on December 12th, 2016 by Ilana Boivie for the DC Fiscal Policy Institute…
Paid family leave—adopted in an initial vote last Tuesday by the DC Council—is poised to make a big difference in the lives of workers, while also strengthening DC’s economy. The benefits will be broad, but especially helpful to some. Low-income communities of color will see tremendous gains in economic security and public health from having paid leave to care for themselves, a new child, or an ill family member. And small businesses will benefit from being able to provide a benefit to their workers that many currently cannot.
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