The Hell of Trying to Get Paid Medical Leave In America
Trying to help my husband get paid medical leave from work was a lesson in the nightmares this country puts people through.
I spent a not-insignificant amount of time this summer trying to find out how someone could take time off work for mental health and still get some kind of financial support even if their employer didn't offer paid medical leave. There were few, if any, actually helpful pieces of information — at most, I fo…
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