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Two Years After It Passed, Paid Family Leave Program Becomes Centerpiece Of D.C. Council Race – WAMU

November 01, 2018
  • D.C. Policy Center

On November 1, 2018, D.C. Policy Center Executive Director Yesim Sayin Taylor was quoted in a WAMU article by Martin Austermuhle.

“Many of them will tell you that paid leave is a good idea. But businesses in D.C. are irate with the paid leave law because they feel like they’re now tasked with solving a regional problem just using D.C. resources. So they have to compete regionally but they are now bound by these local laws that restrict the choices they have,” she said.

Read more at the WAMU website.


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