"Gupta, who until recently served as director of job quality at the Center for Law and Social Policy, has a reputation in liberal circles as a leading authority on paid leave. Allies say she’ll focus on the intersection of worker assistance and low-income families."
"Pronita Gupta, the director of job quality at the Center for Law and Social Policy, points out that women are now either the sole or co-breadwinner in 64 percent of families, and that share is even higher in families led by women of color."
Pronita Gupta was quoted about emergency federal paid leave program expiring on Dec. 31: “We have seen the harmful outcome — the high number of coronavirus cases in health care facilities, especially among low-wage nursing home workers.”
"There is no evidence so far that any of the programs are getting crushed by the coronavirus pandemic, and Gupta believes that’s because the programs are just one of many federal and state programs — including unemployment benefits and the federal coronavirus relief package —…