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Why Tax Credits for Business Won’t Get Us Paid Leave

It’s great to see people from all political camps talking about paid leave. Caring for babies, recovering from surgeries, and

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Paid Sick Days Helps Cities Thrive

I live in Milwaukee. Every so many years city leaders will launch a contest for a new logo, a new

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Carrying on the Fight for Family Leave

When the Family and Medical Leave Act finally became law 24 years ago, someone from the local Chamber of Commerce

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Work and Family Issues

Tough Choices: Keeping a Job vs Caring for Your Body

Felix Trinidad was a hardworking, devoted husband. He was a grocery store worker and union organizer who knew he should

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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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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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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

Press Releases

Victory for DC Paid Leave Campaign!

“We congratulate the DC Paid Leave Campaign, especially Jews United for Justice, for more than two years of activism to

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Worker Protests Force Puzder Withdrawal

Today’s news that Andrew Puzder has withdrawn as the Secretary of Labor nominee shows the power of workers coming together

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Senators Gillibrand and DeLauro Re-Introduce FAMILY Act

We are delighted that Sen. Gillibrand and Rep. DeLauro are re-introducing the FAMILY Act in Congress today, working to address

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