It is time we move toward a national pay leave program that meets the needs of new parents, those taking care of loved ones, and those with their own serious medical problems.
Today is Senior Citizen Day.
Let us be mindful of the economic squeeze that is being put on our seniors, and how bankruptcy filings are surging in those who are 65 and above. It is reported that seniors who file for bankruptcy, have a negative worth of $17,390, and medical debt is the number 1 source of bankruptcy. The number of those filing for bankruptcy, has tripled since 1991.