Paid maternity-leave law

The U.S is still one of three countries in the world which does not have a paid maternity-leave law. The other countries are Papua New Guinea and Oman. Compare and contrast the culture and differences in these countries and describe what these three countries have in common. In an approx. 150-200 word response discuss what the implications are of this on society when paid maternity leave is not available? What is the effect on productivity at work? Discuss the impact this has or could have on you and your family.