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Respect the Bump Gets Results as Well as Respect

OUR Walmart moms and allies rally for justice for pregnant workers – and all Walmart employees.

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States Applaud Department of Labor Paid Family Leave Grants

As states lead the way, Washington, DC; Massachusetts; Rhode Island; Montana will receive combined $500,000 to help advance & evaluate family leave insurance funds.

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YesOn4 in Massachusetts

Health care providers, business leaders agree with workers: all Bay Staters should earn paid sick days.

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Women Leaders: The Policies Women Need Are What the Economy Needs

Local activist Rhiannon Broschat joined the conversation with top women political leaders to talk about the policies women need and are fighting for.

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Mary’s Story

“. . . [When] I utilized Paid Family Leave. I didn’t have to worry about anything but [my son]. My focus, my attention, my energy could stay on him and I didn’t have to worry about work deadlines, work projects. . . I could just focus on being his mom, getting the treatment he needed.”

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Leah’s Story

“Without paid sick days, my son would have died. . .”

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Big Win in California But More to Do

Home care workers vow to keep fighting to end exclusion as they hail paid sick days win for 6.5 million in the state.

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East Orange, Paterson Become 10th, 11th City — 4th and 5th in NJ — to Pass Paid Sick Days

Unanimous Passage of Paid Sick Days Laws by Three Cities in One Week Signals Major Momentum for Policy that Strengthens Families, Workforce and Economy.

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Bite-Size Compensation, Supersized Costs: A Labor Day Pledge

Let’s put the spotlight for neglect, abandonment and abuse where it belongs – on corporate giants whose labor practices grossly devalue workers.

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