Workers Deserve Paid Sick, Parental Leave

President Obama at the State of the Union Address

The usual suspects have lined up against President Barack Obama’s call for paid family leave and sick time for U.S. workers, but the president has an impressive number of supporters on this issue — namely the majority of Americans. The facts are on his side, as well.

The president has been widely praised — and panned — for tapping his inner progressive in Tuesday’s State of the Union address, laying out proposals for expansive government action on the economy, scientific research, infrastructure and the environment.  Read More