paid leave

New York State is considering legislation to mandate paid leave.

Monday night, the League of Women Voters is hosting a forum called "The Pros and Cons of Paid Family Leave: How it Impacts New York's Employers and Employees." We sit down with forum leaders to discuss the possible impacts of paid leave on workers, families, and businesses. Our guests:

Bob Duffy, the CEO of the Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce, joins us in studio to mark his first full year in the role.

Duffy and his colleagues talk about their legislative preferences for the New York State legislature and current topics of interest, including paid family leave and raising the minimum wage. Our guests:

  • Bob Duffy, Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce CEO
  • Susan George, Rochester Chamber of Commerce events director
  • Chris Wiest, Rochester Chamber of Commerce vice president of public policy and advocacy

California has some of the strongest paid leave laws in the country. Is paid leave a practical idea for New York State? Our guests:


First hour: Supporting caregivers of patients with Alzheimer's disease

Second hour: Is paid leave practical for New York State?