Lagging Behind the World on Paid Leave
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How will this affect startups and small businesses though? Losing one employee if you’re a company of 1,000 is a manageable issue — losing one employee in your team of 3 and all of a sudden you have a big problem. I’m actually a supporter of paid maternity leave in the US as long as we can finance is sustainably through Medicaid. Wrote a pretty lengthy piece about it here — http://capitolstartup.com/how-the-family-act-and-paid-maternity-leave-would-affect-the-us-economy/