View More Posts

Advocacy, Momentum and Wins

Press Releases

Family Values @ Work Opposes Puzder for Labor Secretary

Below is the letter Family Values @ Work sent to the Senate HELP Committee opposing the nomination of Andrew Puzder

Read More

DC Passed Paid Family and Medical Leave Into Law

We are thrilled that the DC City Council passed a comprehensive paid family and medical leave bill which will guarantee

Read More

DC Paid Leave Bill Moves to Final Vote

We applaud the DC councilmembers for passing DC’s paid family leave bill out of the Committee of the Whole today. The bill, in its

Read More
View More Posts

Latest News

Today In The Movement

D.C. Council Should Show LGBTQ Workers Support with Paid Leave Bill

On Dec. 6, 2016, the D.C. Council voted to advance the Universal Paid Leave Act, a bill that would provide

Read More

Reject Trump’s Maternity Leave Scheme

Some congressional Democrats have announced they want to find areas to work with President-elect Trump and point to paid leave

Read More

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.

Read More
View More Posts

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

Read More

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

Read More

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

Read More
View More Posts

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

Read More

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

Read More

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

Read More