Paid Family and Medical Leave

New Mexico Coalition Paid Family & Medical Leave site has the most recent information about ongoing activities.

The Paid Family and Medical Leave Act will be reintroduced in the 2024 session

Fact: the United States and Papua New Guinea are the only countries in the world without paid family leave.

How many of you left a new baby to go back to work? How many of us lost paid workdays to care for a seriously ill or terminal family member?

The Paid Family and Medical Leave Coalition has been trying to create a program for New Mexico. A program to help workers have paid time to be able to deal with such life emergencies.

The PFML Task Force under Workforce Solutions has prepared a final report. Read the final report: 2022 Paid Family and Medical Task Force Final Report

Paid Leave at National has advocacy resources.

New Mexico Bills

HB 006. Paid Family & Medical Leave

SB 003 Paid Family & Medical Leave

See also:

Paid Family & Medical Leave is about valuing family

Paid Family & Medical Leave is not a partisan issue

Rural New Mexicans Need Paid Leave to Navigate Long Distances to Health Care Services