Mom Sums Up Common Misconceptions About Maternity Leave

Maternity Leave Is Decided At The State Level

Maternity leave is not decided at the federal level, even though some women on maternity leave might fall under the FMLA. Instead, the policy is decided at the state level.

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In a country of 50 states, only three have an active maternity leave policy: New Jersey, Rhode Island, and California.