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Working Moms, Business Owners, Local Activists Travel to White House for First-Ever Summit on Working Families

As momentum grows for workplace policies that value families, local activists from across the country will travel to Washington, DC this week for the first-ever White House Summit on Working Families, June 23

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Voices from the Front Lines

Family Values @ Work presents Voices from the Front Lines, compelling stories that illustrate what happens when families have–or don’t have–access to policies like paid sick days and paid family leave.  As part of the week of action for the

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Josefa’s Story

“Sometimes when [either I or my daughter] got sick, I had to miss work and my boss would get upset, saying, “If you can’t work, or don’t want to work, then it’s best if I look for another person.”

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FV@W Supports Walmart Moms

FV@W is proud to stand with members of OUR Walmart who are on strike today to protest the illegal firing of workers—many of them moms—who spoke out for better jobs.

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Telling Congress What Families Need, One City, State or Hearing at a Time

Recently, Ellen Bravo, executive director of Family Values at Work, testified before the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions. The hearing was billed as a roundtable discussion of “Economic Security for Working Women,” but economic security for working women means security for their families, and nearly every policy that would help ease the struggle for working women would improve life in the workplace for men as well.

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