Where The 2020 Presidential Candidates Stand On Paid Family Leave
First introduced in 2013, it would provide workers with up to 12 weeks’ partial income, covering up to two-thirds of wages, to care for a new baby, a sick family member, address their own medical issues, or address military caregiving needs. It would be funded by a tax hike of less than $2 a week for most — or, as Sen. Gillibrand put it, ”
the cost of a cup of coffee a week.”