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MomsRising Radio talks paid family and medical leave

MomsRising radio with Kristin Rowe-FinkbeinerOn Sunday, EOI Policy Director Marilyn Watkins joined host Kristin Rowe-Finkbeiner on MomsRising Radio to talk about maternity and paternity leave, particularly in Washington state.

Marilyn talks about the current status of Washington’s Family Leave Insurance program, and discusses the top three facts about paid family and medical leave, touching on businesses productivity, children’s success, and the health of elderly parents.

Listen to a podcast of the program – Marilyn starts at 52:30 – which also includes interviews with NAACP President (and new dad) Ben Jealous, model and filmmaker Christy Turlington, MomsRising members, and more!

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