Dayton Proposes 6 Weeks Paid Parental Leave For State Workers Gov. Mark Dayton made a major announcement Tuesday to benefit working families when he proposed six weeks of paid parental leave for all state employees.
Good Question: Why Do Parents In U.S. Get Less Time Off Than In Other Countries?If you are planning on having a baby, a good company to work for is Netflix. The company announced Tuesday they are starting an "unlimited leave policy," meaning new moms and dads can take as much time off as they want, with pay, during the child's first year.
Talking Points: St. Paul's Paid Parental LeaveIn his State of the Union Address, President Barack Obama asked Congress for $2 billion to help states create paid family and medical leave programs.
Good Question: How Much Parental Leave Do We Take?The Federal Family Medical Leave Act requires companies with more than 50 employees to give 12 weeks unpaid leave if an employee has been there for a year.