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Advocacy, Momentum and Wins

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ROC United and Family Values @ Work Commend Union Square Hospitality Group for Innovative Paid Parental Leave Policy

The move by USHG is yet another sign that businesses support fair wages and better working conditions for restaurant workers.

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Trump Paid Leave Proposal and the FAMILY Act

In response to news that Trump will announce a proposal for paid maternity leave, Ellen Bravo, one of the foremost

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Latest News

Today In The Movement

Open Letter to Congress and Candidates on the Zika Virus from Leaders on Gender Equity

This letter to Congress and candidates for political office comes from dozens of prominent leaders at the intersection of economic, racial and reproductive justice.

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Celebrate Women’s Equality Day by Calling for the Healthy Families Act

By Ellen Bravo When my husband and I moved to Milwaukee in the early 80s, one of us needed a

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Behind the Polls: Why Voters Want Time to Care

Hila Ritter and her husband in Portland, OR, both work-full time. Yet neither job includes any paid leave. So Hila

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The Issues

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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Can LGBTQ Families Take Paid Time to Care?

Paid time to care is important for LGBTQ families of all shapes and sizes, including: same-gender couples who may or

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Labor Project News

Work and Family Issues

Fight for Equal Pay!

In the 1940’s, my grandmother organized parents to address the pay disparities between black and white teachers in the Jim

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Union Dads on Fatherhood and Work

This Father’s Day we asked a few dads the following question: “How has your activism influenced your parenting or family

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We Will Not (Continue to) Give Up Our Family Time!

October is Work and Family Month, and it was packed with events, progress on policy, press conferences and declarations on

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