Testimony Evidence on the Benefits of Expanded Access to Family and Medical Leave
Elisabeth Jacobs
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Elisabeth Jacobs, senior fellow, testified before the US House of Representatives Committee on Education and Labor, Worker Protections Subcommittee at a hearing on “Balancing Work, Health, and Family: The Case for Expanding the Family and Medical Leave Act.” Her testimony highlighted research on the FMLA and paid leave policies.

Research Areas Economic mobility and inequality Aging and retirement
Tags Employment and income data Wages and nonwage compensation Workers in low-wage jobs Labor force Family care and support Work supports Work-family balance Beyond high school: education and training Family and medical leave Wages and economic mobility Paid leave
Policy Centers Center on Labor, Human Services, and Population