Helene Jorgensen

Helene Jorgensen is a senior research associate with the Center for Economic and Policy Research.

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The U.S. is one of just six countries in the world that do not mandate paid maternity leave, Jorgensen writes. (Photo: Frank de Kleine/cc/flickr) Views
Saturday, June 21, 2014
When Will It Pay to Take Family and Medical Leave?
What does the United States have in common with the countries of Liberia, Sierra Leone, Swaziland, Samoa, and Papua New Guinea? Not much, other than being the only six countries in the world that do not mandate paid maternity leave. In fact, the Unites States does not provide for paid leave to...
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