Monthly Archives: June 2001

A Tale of Two Reforms

A Fair Deal at Work Retirement Security Social Security

Issue Brief | Marilyn Watkins | June 13, 2001

In May 2001, President Bush appointed a commission charged with submitting a Social Security reform plan including individual investment accounts. During his election campaign, Bush’s advisors described a possible reform package that would encourage diversion of 2% of the 12.4% of payroll that currently goes

The Power of the Bottom Line: Policy Implications of Cost Estimates for Paid Family Leave and Social Security

A Fair Deal at Work Paid Family and Medical Leave

Issue Brief | Marilyn Watkins | June 1, 2001

In a workshop on cost estimates at a conference on paid family leave last winter, one presenter said that in his model he chose assumptions that would result in a total cost figure at the high end of the possible range in costs for a new program. That way, if his state adopted the program, it would be funded

The Power of the Bottom Line

A Fair Deal at Work Paid Family and Medical Leave

Report | Marilyn Watkins | June 1, 2001

In a workshop on cost estimates at a conference on paid family leave last winter, one presenter said that in his model he chose assumptions that would result in a total cost figure at the high end of the possible range in costs for a new program. That way, if his state adopted the program, it would be funded

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