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In a Historic Move, L.A. City Council Votes in Paid Sick Days Expansion

Angelenos Celebrate Historic Victory for Working Families Los Angeles CA — In the latest step to raise wages and improve the quality of life for working Angelenos, the Los Angeles City Council voted 13 – 1 to increase the number

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Governor Brown Signs Historic Expansion of California’s Paid Family Leave

AB 908 Will Help Low Income Workers Take Paid Leave Sacramento: Today California Governor Jerry Brown signed AB 908 (Gomez) which will help more low income workers take Paid Family Leave (PFL) to bond with a new baby or care

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Twitter joins the ranks of companies enacting generous paid parental leave policies

“It’s terrific that Twitter is implementing an expansive, gender-neutral paid parental leave policy to its employees. Like many companies, Twitter until now has offered much less time to fathers or adoptive parents. Providing 20 weeks of paid leave to all

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California Home Care Workers Will Now Have Paid Sick Days

  Sacramento: Today Governor Jerry Brown is signing SB 3 (Leno) – a $15 minimum wage bill into law that will impact millions of workers. This is a victory California workers – fast food, home care, child care, retail workers

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New York becomes the 4th U.S. state with paid family leave!

Ellen Bravo, executive director of Family Values @ Work, a network of coalitions in 24 states including New York, released the following statement: “We congratulate our New York coalition for years of activism to make theirs the fourth state with paid family

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