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One State Wants To Give New Parents More Money And More Time Off Than Any Other

Three reasons Washington’s family leave act is the new gold standard.

This summer, Washington became the fifth state to pass a family leave act. In the United States, all employers are required by federal law to give new parents (birth and adopted) 12 weeks off work. That sounds pretty good, but there are a few problems. The main one: That time off doesn't have to be paid.

[quote position="left" is_quote="true"]This is a revolutionary bill. This is going to break down the walls for other states.[/quote]

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