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Paid Family Leave Program Goes Mostly Unused
Date:9/2/2008

ave no idea that they are paying for this benefit. They're leaving money on the table at a time when they could really use it to be with their sick kids."

The lack of awareness about the leave program may be due in part to the fact that the California law did not require employers to notify all employees about the program, and no comprehensive public education campaign was initiated about it, the researchers said.

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The Paid Family Leave Collaborative has more about California's paid family leave act.



-- Krisha McCoy



SOURCE: RAND Corporation, news release, Sept. 2, 2008


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