Kate McCleese is Campaign Manager for PL+US: Paid Leave for the U.S., an advocacy organization committed to winning paid family and medical leave for everybody in the U.S. She is based in Columbus, OH. You can follow her and her work to win paid leave for Ohioans @katemccleese.
Family is the backbone of our country. It’s important for people to be able to care for their family when it matters most — at birth, when a personal medical crisis strikes, or when a family member is facing a long term illness and requires care. Paid family and medical leave is an investment in […]
What do you think of when you hear paid family leave? Much of this week’s news coverage has highlighted policies that help new parents take leave to welcome a new baby. It makes sense. The U.S. remains the only industrialized country not to guarantee new parents paid leave, and, in fact, one in four new […]