Maine paid family leave effort gets mixed business reaction

Portland Press Herald

James Myall, economic policy analyst for the Maine Center for Economic Policy, said paid family leave would be a boon to the economy because there are many indirect costs to businesses that don’t offer the benefit. Those costs include reduced participation rates in the job market, worker shortages, workers leaving their jobs because of the need to take time off and training for new employees when workers quit their jobs.

Click here to read the full story, first published February 24, 2023 in the Portland Press Herald.