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Video: Ivanka Wrong on Paid Leave


Donald Trump’s daughter Ivanka wrongly claimed that the Trump Organization provides paid maternity leave to all of its employees. The policy isn’t available to all of the employees of Trump’s many businesses, as CNN’s Jake Tapper explains in this week’s fact-checking video.

Ivanka Trump, an executive vice president of the Trump Organization, said on ABC’s “Good Morning America” that her father’s company provides paid maternity leave to all of its employees. But the Huffington Post reported that employees at the “Trump SoHo, New York and Miami hotels, as well as the Mar-a-Lago Club in Florida, all said that they do not offer workers paid maternity leave.” Huffington Post also cited an undated employee manual for the Trump International Hotel Las Vegas, which said that workers could get unpaid family leave, as federal law required, and that employees must use vacation days and personal days toward that leave.

The company later acknowledged that “policies and practices … vary from property to property.” Our story “Trump on Clinton’s Child Care Plan” covers Ivanka Trump’s claim and other false claims made by her and her father about Clinton’s child care plan.

All of CNN’s fact-checking videos, which are done in partnership with FactCheck.org, are available on our website.