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Beware Phony Flexibility Bill

Politicians aren’t always smart, but they’re often shrewd. Say your party has been drawing a lot of heat and needs

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Leaning On Each Other: A Story and Call to Action

“How’s that jade plant doing?” Joe* asked me as we sat down at his kitchen table for our weekly visit.

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ABC’s “Black-ish” is Bullish on Paternity Leave

When was the last time a popular TV show took on the issue of paternity leave at all, much less

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Work and Family Issues

Labor Project Co-Sponsors Pregnant and Breastfeeding Workers Webinar

Most women entering the labor force today will become pregnant while working. As the rights of unions and women are

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Today’s news that Andrew Puzder has withdrawn as the Secretary of Labor nominee shows the power of workers coming together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