New Study Investigates Options for Paid Family and Medical Leave Insurance for NC

A new study by the Duke Center for Child and Family Policy on paid family and medical leave insurance shows multiple benefits for North Carolina if adopted.  The report, Paid Family Leave in North Carolina: An Analysis of Costs and Benefits, reviewed the costs, benefits and feasibility of two policy proposals for North Carolina. 

A paid family and medical leave insurance program in North Carolina would reduce infant mortality, nursing home costs and use of government assistance, according to the report.

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