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Family and Medical Leave Insurance Funds: Think Heartland

Mention state funds to provide wage replacement during a family leave and most people think of states on one or the other coasts. But campaigns for family and medical leave insurance funds are moving to the heartland. Recently I was

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Lin’s Story

Early in 2012 my family and I were happy and excited to welcome a new grandbaby, but three weeks after delivery, my daughter was back in the hospital with MRSA.  She proudly serves in the US Air Force and with

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Let’s Talk About Paid Family and Medical Leave

October is National Work & Family Month, making it the perfect time to talk about the importance of paid family and medical leave. At some point, nearly everyone will need to take time away from work to deal with a

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Preserving Democracy in Pennsylvania

Domestic violence activists refuse to let ALEC hijack their legislation.

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PA Lawmakers Pass Clean Legislation Ensuring Vital Protections for Domestic Violence Survivors

We’re delighted to see that Pennsylvania Senators prevailed over the tactics of corporate lobbyists and donors who tried to hijack a non-controversial bill protecting domestic violence victims.

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Lisa’s Story

“Many small business owners feel as I do that paid family and medical leave isn’t just the right thing to do, but that it makes good business sense. Taking care of our employees is crucial to retaining a loyal, talented workforce.”

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