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It's time for Paid Family Medical Leave
At some point, nearly everyone will need to take time away from work to deal with a serious personal or family illness, or to care for a new child, yet only 15% of workers in the U.S. have access to paid leave through their employers.
The United States is the only industrialized nation that does not provide workers with paid family leave.
That’s why, Rep. Sondy Pope and Sen. Janis Ringhand announced the Paid Family Medical Leave Insurance Act. This bill would allow working people in Wisconsin to take paid leave from work when they are caring for a new child, for a seriously ill family member, or recovering from their own serious illness.
Contact your legislators to tell them no one should have to choose between their job and caring for their family.
We work to ensure that family planning and reproductive health care services are available and accessible to everyone who wants and needs them. Check back often for legislative updates, hearing dates, vote tallies, and fact sheets.