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Ask the Expert: Using Social Security to Ensure Paid Family and Medical Leave
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Ask the Expert: Using Social Security to Ensure Paid Family and Medical Leave

Heather Boushey explains why we need paid family and medical leave, what such a program would look like, and how we could pay for it.

Why do we need paid family and medical leave? What would a paid family and medical leave program look like? Can we afford a paid family and medical leave program?

Read more about Heather Boushey’s proposals for paid family and medical leave:

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Authors

Heather Boushey

Senior Fellow

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