Center for American Progress

Lawmakers debate paid sick leave as COVID-19 closes businesses, schools

BY: - March 16, 2020

State and federal legislators are criticizing the lack of action on paid leave policy as the COVID-19 pandemic causes the closure of schools, sporting events and businesses. Some state leaders have been urging administration to handle the ripple effects of the public health crisis as they balance the health risks of the disease. House Minority […]

Push is on to pass a paid family leave bill; advocates say it’s needed more than ever

BY: - December 2, 2019

Debates are frequent surrounding the legitimacy of baby boomer life advice and the struggle of the millennial, but public policy analysts say there’s another demographic facing a struggle right now: the “sandwich” generation. The term represents a group in the state and country that are caught in the middle, raising young children, but also acting […]