Coastal and politically progressive states have passed stronger paid sick and family leave policies than many states with larger rural populations.
About a quarter of all pregnancies end in miscarriage. Despite the large number of workers affected, no national laws protect them when they need time off to deal with the loss.
As Democrats keep working towards a scaled-back spending bill, the Duchess of Sussex urged them not to "compromise or negotiate" over a national paid family leave program.
A study out Monday found that Hispanic and nonwhite workers made up 73% of cases associated with workplace outbreaks in certain industries, despite representing 24% of the workforce in those sectors.
Eight states and Washington, D.C., have paid family leave programs funded through payroll taxes. But a similar bill in blue-state Colorado is being watered down.
Derek Rotondo filed a class-action complaint against his employer for offering more paid parental leave to women than to men. On Thursday, the bank announced it settled the case.