Welcome, Hawaii and Nevada!

When Family Values @ Work started our network 14 years ago, we were a group of 8 state coalitions. That number has now grown to 27 with the addition of two new states! We’re delighted to welcome Hawaii and Nevada!

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Maryland Becomes Ninth State with Paid Sick Days

Statement by Family Values @ Work Co-Director Wendy Chun-Hoon “Persistence, power, political pressure – that’s what led to the paid sick days victory in Maryland today. We congratulate our member coalition, Working Matters, for holding their elected officials accountable to override

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Family Values @ Work Celebrates 2017 GameChanger Awards

An outspoken Congresswoman, a pioneering filmmaker, a proud local troublemaker, a union that shows up in our campaigns across the country, a community group that’s boosting Latino voter engagement, and a business owner whose employment practices are as good as

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Momentum Swells for Expanded Definition of Family to Recognize Chosen Family

Momentum Swells for Expanded Definition of Family as Three Largest U.S. Cities Recognize Chosen Family in Paid Sick Days Policies State Actions since mid-2016 have Expanded Legal Right to Sick Days to More than Ten Million People Contact: Kayla Ermanni,

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Defend Democracy and Reject Sham Flex Legislation!

WASHINGTON, D.C.—The 25 state coalitions in the Family Values @ Work network vowed to fight HR 4219, a bill introduced this week by Representative Mimi Walters that would undermine paid sick days protections and the democratic process. Crafted by corporate

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Victory in NYC!

“All families need time to care for each other and themselves,” said Wendy Chun-Hoon, co-director of Family Values @ Work. “We applaud New York City for making two important amendments today to their paid sick days law. The first is expanding the law to include

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Rhode Island Will Be Eighth State with Paid Sick Days!

Nearly 100,000 Rhode Islanders will gain paid sick and safe days.

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Family Values @ Work Mourns Passing of Founding Board Member, Martha Baker

Martha Baker was a founding board member of Family Values @ Work and a leader in the fight for paid sick days in NYC and paid leave in the state. She passed away on September 15. Martha will always be

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Dwayne – Qualifying to Care

I donated a kidney to a non-relative.

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Statement by Family Values @ Work on Administration Decision to End DACA

The Statue of Liberty’s welcome has not changed, and neither should our nation’s. People come to the United States to make life better for themselves and their families; immigrants contribute in multiple ways to our community and to our culture.

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