Both Republicans and Democrats want to address poverty with big government.
Studies show that support for mandated paid leave drops when employees find out what it costs them in take-home pay.
The legislation will have a negative impact on the labor supply and send high prices soaring even higher.
The media's hasty commentary on economic matters makes one question which reporters and pundits have educated themselves on the topics.
"Spending trillions more on new and expanded government programs, when we can't even pay for the essential social programs...is the definition of fiscal insanity."
The calls to implement such a plan are based on incorrect assumptions and a passive media.
It requires companies to allow its workers to take paid sick leave, unless the business employs more than 500 people. What?
Let employers and employees work it out to meet individual needs.
There's no such thing as a free lunch.
"If you work hard and you don't get a break, that's not fair," de Blasio said.
The additional cost of adding paid leave to Social Security would be $114 billion over 10 years.
The Republican governor of Massachusetts just made a deal to give away more freebies and keep taxes high.
"The rise of the Nordic welfare state has been a double-edged sword" for women's professional progress.
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Manuel Avila failed a psychological evaluation in 2007, but law enforcement officials decided to allow him to stay on the job to reach a pension milestone.
The city has spent nearly $2 million on leave pay plus legal costs.
"Paid parental leave isn't just a nice thing to do, it's the smart thing to do for our business."
Yes, there are unintended consequences to requiring employers to offer family leave benefits.