No person should be forced to choose between keeping their job and caring for their children. This legislation earned bipartisan support and gained more traction in 2021 than in years past. We will continue building on that momentum.
Paid family leave for state employees would be a significant step forward and build momentum for legislation that would provide paid family leave to all Kentucky workers. Several communities already provide paid leave for government employees. It's time to extend this to all government employees to build momentum for paid leave for all Kentucky families, no matter where they work or live.