Rhode Island ranked 5th best for working parents in US

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PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) — A new study finds Rhode Island is one of the best states for working parents.

According to the Institute for Women’s Policy Research’s new report, the Ocean State ranks fifth when it comes to supporting working parents for paid leave and child care.

Rhode Island is one of only a few states that offers paid time off for both parents after a baby is born.

The only places ranked higher than Rhode Island were New York, California, Washington DC and New Jersey.

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