Tuesday: The Positive Effects Of Paid Family Leave Policies | St. Louis Public Radio

Tuesday: The Positive Effects Of Paid Family Leave Policies

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The U.S. remains the only industrialized country that does not provide some form of universal paid family leave. Many American workers continue to have to choose between maintaining their livelihood and caring for loved ones.

There is some momentum in Congress to potentially change that, and meanwhile policy varies widely at the state and employer levels. In the St. Louis region, some organizations are recognizing the positive impact that paid family leave can have, and that trend is the focus of a free Tuesday evening panel titled The Future of Family Leave.

On Tuesday’s St. Louis on the Air, St. Louis Public Radio editor Holly Edgell will talk with several guests who are participants in that event: Angela Louis, director of administration for Simon Law Firm; Lisa Picker, executive director of the Women’s Foundation of Greater St. Louis; and Missouri state Sen. Jill Schupp (D-Creve Coeur).

Related Event
What: The Future of Family Leave
When: 5:30 p.m. reception & 6:15 p.m. program Tuesday, June 18, 2019
Where: UMSL at Grand Center (3651 Olive St., St. Louis, MO 63108)
Registration link

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