Molly Weston Williamson

Molly Weston Williamson

Molly Weston Williamson is a senior fellow at the Center for American Progress and a national paid leave expert.


A new North Star on paid leave from the North Star State

By: - May 19, 2023

Minnesota’s Legislature is sending a landmark paid leave law to the desk of outspoken paid leave champion Gov. Tim Walz, making Minnesota the first state in the Midwest to guarantee paid leave. The law will cover nearly all of the state’s 2.8 million employees, with benefits beginning in January 2026. For Minnesota, this win will be game changing […]