The Department of Employment Services (DOES) has launched their new website for the Office of Paid Family Leave! It’s full of great resources for employers with questions about the program and families who are curious about benefits.
As a young woman with two incurable autoimmune diseases, my life is already pretty hard.
Last year I wrote in an op-ed in the Afro, “[w]hen I hear about D.C. [elected officials] who are trying to destroy our paid leave law,
It’s hard to keep up with the news these days. And, like me, if you’re a woman, you may be struggling extra hard to find silver linings amidst a constant drumbeat of attacks on women’s lived experiences: having our truths, our safety, our sense of dignity and worth, and our priorities questioned, dismissed, and downright outvoted is just plain hard right now.
Ensuring all DC workers are eligible for paid family and medical leave makes the District’s program more fair and robust, and works to the benefit of DC residents and their employers.