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Bipartisan group gears up for uphill push on paid family leave

Bipartisan group gears up for uphill push on paid family leave
A bipartisan working group is preparing a renewed push for paid family leave, despite facing stiff political headwinds with a new GOP majority in the House. The Bipartisan Paid Family Leave Working Group — made up of six congresspeople, half Republicans and half Democrats — will begin meeting next month, Rep. Stephanie Bice (R-Okla.) and…

The Hill p p A bipartisan working group is preparing a renewed push for paid family leave, despite facing stiff political headwinds with a new GOP majority in the House.The Bipartisan Paid Family Leave Working Group  — made up of six congresspeople, half Republicans and half Democrats — will begin meeting next month, Rep.“Finding solutions to the paid family leave issue is something that’s going to be good for all families across the board.” About a quarter of Americans have access to paid family leave through their employers, according to Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) data.

“We will also study the effects of paid family leave on maternal health, infant development, and family connectivity.” Paid family leave was originally included as part of “President Biden’s Build Back Better plan last year, however, a standoff with Sen.

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