The pandemic has illuminated a massively necessary subject for our nation: paid time without work (PTO). Who will get it, who doesn’t, how a lot is sufficient, and below what circumstances. And it’s clear we’ve a number of work to do to shore up our help programs.  Let me first acknowledge that, previously 21 months, some progress has been made ...

Through the first section of the pandemic, some working mother and father had a lever to drag if their youngsters’s faculty or daycare shuttered on account of COVID or if their baby was quarantined. The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA), signed by President Trump on March 18th of 2020, was handed with overwhelming bipartisan majorities of 363 within the ...

When Kim Donoghue, 35, and her husband moved to New Mexico, she knew she wanted to seek out a new job as quickly as doable. Her husband was in a PhD program, so he was solely incomes a stipend on the time, and likewise, they had been anticipating their first youngster. After months and months of job searching, Donoghue lastly ...

Capital & Main is an award-winning publication that experiences from California on financial, political, and social points. Within the spring of 2018, in her function as coordinator of the Global Living Wage Coalition, Michelle Murray discovered herself in Belize, 1000’s of miles from her residence in New York, urging a banana grower to increase his staff’ pay. As Murray would later recall the ...

By most accounts, this appeared to be the yr {that a} federal paid household leave coverage would lastly develop into a actuality. The pandemic had been probably the most highly effective indicator but that American staff—only 23% of whom had entry to paid leave—desperately wanted the monetary assist. Many low-wage staff, who’re disproportionately individuals of coloration, couldn’t take sick days ...

As Congress deliberates on what to incorporate in a $1.85 trillion social security internet invoice, the primary nationwide paid leave coverage is on the road. If this system makes it into the ultimate model of the invoice, all staff can be eligible for 4 full weeks of paid leave, whether or not for caregiving obligations or medical causes, beginning in ...

When a brand new mom has a toddler in Canada, she will get 35 weeks off. When a mom has a toddler in Algeria, she will get 14 weeks off. When a mom has a toddler in Venezuela, she will get 20 weeks off—oh, plus six weeks off earlier than having the child. When a mom has a toddler in ...

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The $39 billion AUD ($29 billion USD) that Twitter founder Jack Dorsey’s digital funds firm Square is paying to accumulate Australian upstart funds outfit Afterpay is the largest takeover deal in Australian company historical past. It surpasses the $32 billion AUD European business actual property large Unibail-Rodamco agreed to pay for Frank Lowy’s Westfield Company in 2017. The deal marks ...

Spotify has launched its Q2 2021 financial results and issues appeared to have gone fairly properly for the corporate in the course of the quarter. The most important information was Spotify introduced it now has 165 million paid subscribers. That’s up 7 million subscribers from final quarter and greater than the 60 million Apple Music subscribers Apple final reported having ...