Aug 31, 2016 2:58 PM

Study: 80 percent of NH in support of paid medical, family leave

DURHAM - Four of every five N.H. residents said they would support a paid family and medical leave insurance law for workers who have to tend to family matters.

69 percent of those surveyed said they would be willing to pay $5 per week into a paid family and medicare leave insurance program, according to the Carsey School of Public Policy at UNH..

It is a common trend among NH residents that a statewide paid family and medical leave insurance program would be supported, Kristin Smith, a family demographer and research associate professor told UNH.

The findings of this survey will be shared at a statewide summit Sept. 21 in Manchester.

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