I work for the campaign to win paid family leave in New York. In order to legislate paid family leave, we need to grow our bank of stories to make the issue tangible and demonstrate that New Yorkers across the state believe that it’s time to update this antiquated policy based on a family model left over from the 1950s. It is getting more and more difficult to balance the demands of the family you love and the job you need and any stories that capture this reality will greatly benefit our efforts. Please, tell us what you have done when it was urgently important for you to spend time with a family member—and getting time off from work seemed impossible.

Please tell us here: http://timetocareny.org/tell-us-story



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