In the News: National Survey Shows Voters Support Paid Leave By Building On Existing System, Not Through A New Government-Run Program

Americans across the political spectrum want paid leave to be accomplished by building on and expanding existing employer-based paid leave benefits. At least three out of four voters support paid leave policy approaches that focus on:

  • creating a paid leave program via a partnership between government and private plans for employees working in small businesses or those who do not have employers;
  • modifying and expanding unpaid leave available through employers to also include paid leave;
  • providing tax credits or incentives to employers.

Read more from the survey conducted by Public Opinion Strategies and RG Strategies here.

Public Opinion Strategies