Democratic Legislators Are Working Towards A Nationwide Paid Maternity Leave

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If this becomes law, the benefits could be awesome! Nationwide paid maternity leave would increase women’s participation in the workforce and according to Guttmacher, 73 percent of women who opted to terminate their pregnancy claimed that economic hardship was a factor in that decision. Imagine a world where women could be paid while taking the necessary time away from work to care for their newborn. Does it look like a happier place to you?

No word on whether or not this potential legislation is a go, but it definitely has my vote.

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2 thoughts on “Democratic Legislators Are Working Towards A Nationwide Paid Maternity Leave

  1. Paid maternity leave? Paid by whom? how about dem’s work on stimulating the job’s growth so women would at least have a job to contemplate taking leave from

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