Monday, May 14, 2007

Dads Want Family Leave Insurance

Having a child is a life changing event filled with Joy and stress. Being new to fatherhood, I can attest that you need time to bond with you new baby. It is essential for the development of the parent and the child.
- Frank in Yonkers

My brother and his wife shouldn't have to choose between taking care of their premature baby and paying their bills. Support real family values, support family leave insurance.
- Anonymous in Brooklyn

A 'must have' for so many people (I'm one) struggling to do the right thing by their children - soc sec and taxpayers of the future!
- Michael in New York City

Anyone who claims to be "pro-life" or "pro-family-values" should be first to sign on to this initiative! Say "Yes" to Working Families.
- Robert in Liverpool
Our Mother's Day card calling for paid time off to parents of newborns (or newly adopted children) and adults who need time to care for ailing relatives has been a big success - over 800 people have signed the card.

But Family Leave Insurance doesn't just help moms; dads benefit too. And the stories above show that dads want Family Leave Insurance.

Are you a dad or mom who wants to take time off when your new child arrives? Worried about how you'll care for an ailing parent? Want to show your support?

Sign the card - let's bring family leave insurance to New York!

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