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Has the Time Finally Come for Paid Family Leave?

The United States is one of only a few nations in the world that doesn't have guaranteed paid family leave. But recent polling shows growing support for federal legislation. Heidi and Joel speak with guests to learn more about the support for paid family leave, as well as the effect it can have on a family.

Doug Usher is a partner with Forbes Tate Partners, a bipartisan government and public affairs m. Doug breaks down a survey from the One Country Project showing large support for paid family leave among both Republicans and Democrats in the battleground state of Wisconsin.

Adrienne Schweer is a fellow with the Bipartisan Policy Center and leads the organization's Paid Family Leave Task Force. Adrienne explains why paid family leave is good for business and how it would affect people in rural America.

Christine Levi is a mother of two who recounts her experience having to return to work immediately after giving birth because her employer did not offer paid leave.

Posted on September 27, 2023 in Podcasts.
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