ROC United and Family Values @ Work Commend Union Square Hospitality Group for Innovative Paid Parental Leave Policy

The move by USHG is yet another sign that businesses support fair wages and better working conditions for restaurant workers.

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Fight for Equal Pay!

In the 1940’s, my grandmother organized parents to address the pay disparities between black and white teachers in the Jim Crow south. After years of ignoring their concerns, the Wilson, N.C. Superintendent finally met with them. He explained that white

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Josh – Paid Leave and Bonding

I’m the father of two kids, a 5 month old (Abby) and an almost five year old (Bela).  When Abby was born, I was incredibly blessed to receive two months paid time off from Meetup, where I work as a

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Trump Paid Leave Proposal and the FAMILY Act

In response to news that Trump will announce a proposal for paid maternity leave, Ellen Bravo, one of the foremost experts on paid leave and executive director of Family Values @ Work released the below statement. “It’s great to see

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Open Letter to Congress and Candidates on the Zika Virus from Leaders on Gender Equity

This letter to Congress and candidates for political office comes from dozens of prominent leaders at the intersection of economic, racial and reproductive justice.

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States With Paid Leave

When you compare the United States to other industrialized nations, you probably don’t expect to discover that the U.S. is one of only two countries in the world that does not provide paid family and medical leave to its workers.

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What Are Paid Sick Days?

Every worker in America does have the right to stay home when they or a loved one is sick. But under federal law, at least, they have no right to get paid or even to keep their job if they

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Can LGBTQ Families Take Paid Time to Care?

Paid time to care is important for LGBTQ families of all shapes and sizes, including: same-gender couples who may or may not be raising children, chosen families, multinational families, foster families, and any combination of these! While the Supreme Court’s

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How Much Paid Leave Can I Get?

At some point, nearly everyone needs time to recover from childbirth or a serious illness or to care for a sick loved one or new child. You may be at that point right now, or know you will be soon,

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