American Exceptionalism! Dead Last in Paid Maternity Leave

The United States is the only industrialized country without a paid maternity leave law – ranking behind Bangladesh, which mandates 16 weeks.

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Rebecca Warren with son, Zach, and the office cat, Peanut. Warren,  executive director of the Monroe County Humane Association, brings her Zach to work each day [James Brosher/Al Jazeera]

 

 

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