U.S. Behind Peers On Providing Paid Federal Maternity LeaveBloomberg: America Last Among Peers With No Paid Federal Maternity Leave
The U.S. government doesn't provide a benefit many on Wall Street take for granted and that the European Union, Japan and Russia require. A bill introduced Feb. 10 to give federal employees four weeks paid time off to care for new children isn't likely to make it to a vote (Lawrence and Fitzgerald, 2/22). This is part of the KHN Morning Briefing, a summary of health policy coverage from major news organizations. Sign up for an email subscription.