Episode 144

Paid to Care

August 23, 2018
  • Jobs & Workers
  • Employer Benefits
  • Family Policies
  • Inequality & the Middle Class
  • Women
University of Massachusetts Boston
Northeastern University

An unexpected surgery can cost a worker thousands in medical bills. And in states without paid family and medical leave, they also have to go without a paycheck while recovering. Professors Randy Albelda and Alan Clayton-Matthews explain why paid family and medical leave is important to small businesses, workers, and their families, and how Massachusetts tackled this policy problem with help from their research.

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