Unlike the majority of developed countries worldwide, the United States does not guarantee paid annual leave, paid time off for illness or family care or paid parental leave.
Although the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) was enacted more than 25 years ago, many employees still don’t fully understand their rights. Make sure you're informed and protected.
AAUW works toward greater availability of and access to a high standard of benefits and policies that promote work-life balance, including paid family and medical leave and paid sick days.
Too many American workers are forced to face the choice between a job and their health or the health of a loved one every time they get sick or a…