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Opinion: Frontline workers need family paid leave to survive

Dr. Julia Goodman, assistant professor at the OHSU-PSU School of Public Health, and Dr. Daniel Schneider, professor of public policy at the Harvard Kennedy School, co-authored a recent opinion piece in The Portland Tribune on the need for guaranteed family paid leave at the national level. Supporting frontline workers as they balance their work-life responsibilities without fearing for their jobs during the pandemic is critical to their well-being and to our country’s economic recovery. Read the story.

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