Workplace Leave Policies for Caregivers

Keeping Up With the Times: Supporting Family Caregivers With Workplace Leave Policies was recently published by Lynn Feinberg, AARP Public Policy Institute, June, 2013.

“Millions of Americans face financial difficulties or risk losing their jobs if they must take time off to address family needs, especially when adult and aging family members have a serious illness or disability. As our population ages, the need for more supportive workplace leave policies becomes even more important. This paper highlights three public policy solutions: unpaid family and medical leave, paid family and medical leave insurance, and earned sick time.”