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"The National Partnership for Women & Families said more than 4 million Ohio workers are without paid family leave as of February of this year."
"But I wanted psychological and economic explanations of what might be going on, too. Part of the problem is that the (often inadequate) social and emotional support that exists has been further frayed, and it seems like no one is coming to mend it. For example, child care, which should be considered vital infrastructure, is still not functioning at prepandemic levels, according to Katherine Gallagher Robbins, a senior fellow at the National Partnership for Women & Families."
"In addition to offering adequate paid leave, employers should check to make sure their leave policies reflect the fact that families come in all forms," said Jessica Mason, senior policy analyst for the National Partnership for Women and Families, a nonprofit advocacy organization in Washington, D.C. "Can your employees use their sick leave to care for an aunt or grandfather, as well as a spouse or for chosen family, which is especially important to support workers with disabilities and LGBTQ workers?"
"We believe local governments know their populations better than the state does," said Vasu Reddy, senior policy counsel for economic justice at the National Partnership for Women and Families, which advocates for paid sick leave. "They are worried if the cities show how popular these policies are, there won't be an excuse for not passing them at a state level."