Sharon Lern­er is an award-win­ning inves­tiga­tive jour­nal­ist liv­ing in Brook­lyn. She is the author of The War on Moms: On Life in a Fam­i­ly-Unfriend­ly Nation” and cov­ers health, the envi­ron­ment and oth­er issues affect­ing chil­dren and families.
InvestigationGoodman Institute
The Real War on Families: Why the U.S. Needs Paid Leave Now
Investigation reveals the devastating effects of the lack of paid family leave: Our data show nearly 1 in 4 employed mothers return to work within two weeks of childbirth.