Before the Polls Close, I have to say....

 Before we are thrust into whatever it is that’s coming next, I’m compelled to put a few personal thoughts out there. Just can’t help myself!...more

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Paid Family Leave; Costing Women A Bundle Not To Have it

The argument that it's cost-prohibitive to provide paid time off for new moms and dads is just ridiculous.  It's costing more, right now, to not have it than it would if workers could access paid leave to move easily between care and work. The problem under our current non-system is that the cost is not shared between workers and employers, both of whom would benefit from paid leave. But it is most certainly being paid!...more

The Most Expensive Decision You'll Ever Make

  What happens when women more than men interrupt their careers to raise their kids or care for other family members who need help?...more

Trump Surprises and Disappoints on Paid Leave & ChildCare

  Since the GOP convention in July, wonks have been wondering – will he or won’t he?  Will Donald Trump follow through on daughter Ivanka’s promise that he would address access to childcare and paid time off for new parents?  Yesterday, he did!...more

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