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Why Paid Sick Days And Paid Leave Are Crucial For Black Workers

As we take time this month to focus in on Black history, let us acknowledge a reality that is often

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Standing By Our Values On Valentine’s Day

Feb 14th is normally a day to celebrate our relationships, and the one I have with my partner has been

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Twenty-Five Years After the Passage of Family and Medical Leave Act, Better Policies Are on the Horizon

America’s evolving family policies are having real impacts on people’s lives. Taking Leave is a Better Life Lab series marking

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Work and Family Issues

The Fight for Public Sector Unions Is a Fight for Our Freedom

When the Supreme Court hears arguments in the case Janus v. AFSCME on February 26th, it will essentially consider “right

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Time to Care about Unions

“As we go marching, marching, unnumbered women dead, Go crying through our singing their ancient cry for bread. Small art

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The Wage Gap Persists for a Reason

It’s time again to recognize the day when the earnings of black women catch up with the previous year’s earnings

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Voice of America's Workers

Working Families Speak Out For Paid Sick Days and Paid Family Leave
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Work, Family and the Issues

States With Paid Leave

When you compare the United States to other industrialized nations, you probably don’t expect to discover that the U.S. is

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What Are Paid Sick Days?

Every worker in America does have the right to stay home when they or a loved one is sick. But

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How Much Paid Leave Can I Get?

At some point, nearly everyone needs time to recover from childbirth or a serious illness or to care for a

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Advocacy, Momentum and Wins

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Austin City Council Passes First Paid Sick Time Policy in Texas, U.S. South

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Contact: Sam Robles, sam@workersdefense.org, (512) 466-9258 Bo Delp, bo@workersdefense.org, (202) 341-7191 Policy creates opportunity for all working

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Maryland Becomes Ninth State with Paid Sick Days

Statement by Family Values @ Work Co-Director Wendy Chun-Hoon “Persistence, power, political pressure – that’s what led to the paid sick

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Momentum Swells for Expanded Definition of Family to Recognize Chosen Family

Momentum Swells for Expanded Definition of Family as Three Largest U.S. Cities Recognize Chosen Family in Paid Sick Days Policies

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