Wednesday, February 23, 2011

Another Reason Why We Are Not Number One

This is one more national embarassment.  Given the present political climate, I doubt the country will do the right thing.  America seems hellbent on going backwards on everything except sharehold valule.  Sickening, in more ways than one.

The report, "Failing its Families," says at least 178 countries have national laws guaranteeing paid leave for new mothers, while the handful of exceptions include the U.S., Swaziland and Papua New Guinea. More than 50 nations, including most Western countries, also guarantee paid leave for new fathers.

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