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Making the Case for a State Paid Leave Fund in the Federal Budget

Grassroots leaders from Family Values @ Work briefed Congress about the State Paid Leave Fund – a small item in the budget that would have a huge impact on their states.

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Connecticut Must Not Erode the Nation’s First Statewide Paid Sick Days Law

Analysis of a proposed Connecticut bill shows it would harm that state’s workers and the national movement.

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No Vacation Nation

A recent study reveals that the U.S. is only country in the developed world that doesn’t require businesses to provide paid vacation days for employees. What does this mean for business and employees? Should the government intervene?   Hosted by:

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A Work-Life Ways to Go

It’s not a women’s issue, or a children’s issue, or a strictly personal issue. It’s about who we are as a nation—and who we want to be. Ellen Galinsky on the new trailblazers. The email I received early this week

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Paid sick leave bill is long overdue: Editorial

When most people think of paid sick leave these days, they think of public employee contracts that allow workers to cash in unused sick days, sometimes totaling hundreds of thousands of dollars. It’s a burden on local taxpayers and Gov.

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Connected By the Care We Need and the Care We Give

Caring Across Generations is transforming our country’s conversation about long-term care.

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Wisconsin State Journal

This Mothers’ Day, give Wisconsin moms what we really need — the opportunity to earn paid time off so we can stay home to care for a sick child without losing income or risking our jobs. My daughter was diagnosed

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City Council Approves Bill Mandating Sick-Day Pay

The New York City Council, after years of impassioned debate, approved a bill on Wednesday that will require many businesses to offer paid time off to sick employees. The bill passed 45 to 3. It was the result of a

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On Mother’s Day, consider paid parental leave: Opinion

This Sunday, as we honor mothers — send flowers, wine them and dine them — we should also reflect on how we treat mothers the rest of the year. When it comes to aiding mothers, the United States is a

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Rhode Island Rallies for Affordable Family Leave

CEO Dan Gold joined workers, heath care and family advocates to call for passage of Temporary Caregiver Insurance in Rhode Island.

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