Why The U.S. NEEDS A Better Maternity Leave Policy
JULY 17, 2019
However, something a lot of working women struggle with once they decide to become mothers is whether or not they will be offered paid maternity leave, and whether or not they should take it. doesn't have a federal policy on paid maternity leave. That means it's up to the states to decide if new mothers get paid leave, and if so, how long the leave lasts and how much they're compensated. Instead, they could focus on caring for their new child.