Gillian Lester, Defense of Paid Family Leave, A, 28 Harv. J.L. & Gender 1 (2005)
Evaluates the government provision of paid family leave, a benefit that would allow workers to take compensated time off from work for purposes of family caregiving. Analysis of why private markers do not provide paid family leave insurance; Argument regarding the goal of increasing women's workforce attachment; Theoretical predictions and empirical findings on the labor market effects of paid family leave programs; Different methods of benefit financing.