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The proposal would create an option for new parents to pull forward a portion of their Social Security benefits to use for paid parental leave after the birth or adoption of a child. (Photo: Shutterstock)

Soon, there will be as many paid leave proposals as there are patchwork regulations. A new paid parental leave bill was introduced in the U.S. Senate Thursday by Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL), to mixed reviews.

Katie Kuehner-Hebert

Katie Kuehner-Hebert is a freelance writer based in Running Springs, Calif. She has more than three decades of journalism experience, with particular expertise in employee benefits and other human resource topics.

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