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Many Americans have little chance to fight cancer because they are fighting too hard to keep their pay. #zeroweeks
For seriously ill children, the presence of a parent can help reduce the duration of a hospital stay by nearly a third. #zeroweeks
With paid leave, a mother is 40% less likely to need public assistance after the birth of a new child. #zeroweeks
Instead of bed rest, many Americans are working 12 hour days – choosing between their health and job security. We can do better. #zeroweeks
By the year 2025, 1 in 5 Americans will be over the age of 65. Paid leave is necessary to help seniors age w/ dignity. #zeroweeks
Every year working families in the USA lose $20.6 billion in wages, due to a lack of paid family & medical leave. #zeroweeks
Low-income caregivers spend more than 40% of their income on caregiving expenses. Paid leave can help. #zeroweeks
The average family caregiver, who leaves their job to care for a loved one, loses nearly $304,000 in wages and retirement funds #zeroweeks
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