New Family Leave Policies: Not All Created Equal (January 11, 2016)

By Rhonda Smith, Bloomberg

Family leave policies unveiled in 2015 by a number of employers in the technology and financial services sectors are bolstering the push by proponents of federal legislation that would require companies to extend this benefit to all U.S. workers.

Among the corporations that announced new or revised employer-paid family leave policies last year were Vodafone, Accenture, Johnson & Johnson, Nestle, Netflix, Microsoft, Adobe, Hilton Worldwide, M&T Bank, Amazon, Stonyfield Farm, Zillow, Spotify, Facebook, Credit Suisse Group, eBay and PayPal, according to research compiled by the Center for Law and Social Policy and the National Partnership for Women and Families. CLASP advocates for policies geared toward helping low-income workers.

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