“It would be one of the largest expansions to the U.S. social safety net in decades — a new federal paid leave policy for all workers.
“That’s what President Joe Biden is expected to propose on Wednesday night when he rolls out his $1.8 trillion spending and tax credits plan to remake the country’s economy after a devastating year.
“The national paid family and medical leave program would cost around $225 billion over a decade, and the White House says it would be mostly paid for by upping taxes on the wealthy.”
Parzivand is an attorney in Houston, Texas that focuses on labor law. He is a long-time contributor on the Price of Business show. Learn more about him at www.Parzfirm.com.
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