Moms in U.S. grapple with unpaid maternity leave as lawmakers eye change

  • Published on:  Monday, March 4, 2019
  • In our series, The World of Mothers, we look at what it is like to be a mother across the globe, from Europe to Africa and Asia. In this installment, we start here at home in the U.S. The U.S. is the only developed country without a national, paid parental leave program. Six states and Washington, D.C., offer some form of paid family leave, but the majority of American workers are at the mercy of their employers. Alex Wagner reports.

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