Paid parental leave leads to less stressed, more loyal and more productive employees. It keeps women in the workforce — and in the leadership pipeline. It also empowers men to be full partners at home, advancing gender equality in the sphere where it still lags behind.
Paid parental leave is simply foundational to a family-friendly workplace. Yet, just 15% of U.S. workers have access to any employer-sponsored paid family leave, according to the 2017 National Compensation Survey.