YouTube CEO: Trump Should Make Paid Parental Leave a Reality (May 3, 2017)

By Sara Ashley O’Brien, CNN Money

Paid parental leave is not only good for business, it would be good for the country.

That’s according to YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki, who named parental leave as the issue she would personally like to see the Trump administration tackle most during an interview with CNN’s Poppy Harlow on Wednesday,

Wojcicki, who was the first woman to ever take maternity leave at YouTube’s parent company Google. The mother of five has long touted the business benefits of giving parents paid time off. Google, which is now called Alphabet, saw that new mothers were half as likely to quit once the company increased its maternity leave from 12 weeks to 18 weeks in 2007.

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