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Paid Sick Days Will Cut High Cost of Health Care

Concerned about the high cost of health care? A forthcoming report by the Institute for Women’s Policy Studies finds one cost-cutter: paid sick days. Researchers estimate that a policy guaranteeing employees access to paid sick days would reduce visits to

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Justice According to Jack Welch

The Women’s Media Center published a blog by Family Values @ Work’s executive director, Ellen Bravo, today. It’s being cross-posted as part of a Women’s Equality Day blog carnival as well and you can read it here: By Ellen Bravo When the

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Help the Help

Today the movie “The Help” premiers across the country. “The Help” places African American domestic workers at the center of a major motion picture – a first for Hollywood. It’s not every day that the stories of those who usually

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Workers Strike Back at Verizon

Verizon appears not to have learned the lesson of Wisconsin — workers DO notice when “sacrifice” is a one-way street. Corporate giants like Verizon are trying to kill middle-class jobs in America, even going after the paid sick days that

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Toya’s Story

[My boss asked] What’s more important, your children or your job?

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