In our latest policy brief, economists analyze Paid Family and Medical Leave: Cost and Coverage Estimates of Three Choices in Massachusetts. If the legislation is passed, Randy Albelda and Alan Clayton-Matthews deduce that, including administrative costs, the total estimated cost of a statewide paid leave program is well below one percent of total payroll.
Our recent report on pay equity finds that AAUW Work Smart in Boston workshops empowered many women who completed them. Learn more about salary negotiation and the wage gap in Gaining Ground on Equal Pay.
Report Cover: Paid Family Medical Leave 






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