PBS NewsHour

Why cuts to proposed federal paid leave policy may hurt U.S.

Clip: 10/26/2021 | 8m 11s

As Democrats work to whittle down the price tag of their social spending bill, many key policies that would impact the lives of millions of Americans are on the chopping block. One issue that’s been renegotiated is a national paid leave policy — cut down from the initial proposal of 12 weeks to four weeks. We hear from Americans across the country about how this issue has impacted their lives.

Aired: 10/26/21

Rating: NR

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