Tuesday, December 3, 2013
....in paid paternity leave:
The U.S. is a world leader when it comes to human rights and prides itself on providing a high standard of living for its residents. There’s one area of life, however, in which the country lags behind almost the entire developed world: paid parental leave. While maternity and paternity leave are provided through the Family and Medical Leave Act, paid leave – during which new parents continue to earn wages while caring for their newborn child – is nonexistent.