ASBC Statement Criticizing New Federal Paid Leave Bill

Written by American Sustainable Business Council

“This is a sham that lowers standards.”

Washington, DC – In response to the paid leave proposal, the Workflex in the 21st Century Act, introduced in the U.S. Congress today by U.S. Rep. Mimi Walters (R-CA), the American Sustainable Business Council (ASBC) released the following statement, which may be attributed to David Levine, President, CEO and Co-founder:

“This is a sham that lowers standards and shields employers from needing to follow existing — and future — state and local paid leave requirements, many of which provide stronger benefits than what would the bill proposes.

“Our public policies should

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By American Sustainable Business Council

Established in 2009, the American Sustainable Business Council is a network of businesses and business associations that have committed themselves to the triple bottom line of People, Planet, and Profit. ASBC members believe that sustainable business is good business, and a sustainable economy is a prosperous and resilient one.

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