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Don’t Wait for an Ebola Outbreak to Pass Paid Sick Days

Mar, 30, 2015
The anniversary of the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire reminds us of the need for minimum labor standards.

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Affordable Family Leave: It’s About Time

Mar, 17, 2015
Paid family leave insurance will help all workers be good parents to our children and good children to our parents without risking financial security.

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Dear Governor Cuomo: Women Leaders Are Hungry for Paid Leave

Mar, 16, 2015
National women leaders call on NY governor to champion paid family leave insurance to benefit all New Yorkers and our country.

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How Corporate Lobbies Are Trying to Delay Justice

Mar, 06, 2015
A lawsuit in Trenton, NJ, and a preemption try in Pennsylvania are the latest attacks on democracy and earned sick days.

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Philadelphia Paid Sick Days: Anatomy of a Win

Feb, 12, 2015
Smart organizing, grit and a transformed political environment led to victory, aided by a strong champion and an intrepid coalition leader.

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Why I Hate That NyQuil Ad

Feb, 10, 2015

I usually don’t watch ads on TV—that’s what DVRs are for. But when I do see live shows, say a …

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Family Leave: A View from the Future

Feb, 05, 2015
Today's lack of paid family leave will become unimaginable.

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POTUS Action Helps Working Families Succeed as Caregivers and Providers

Jan, 21, 2015
President's unprecedented SOTU stand on paid sick days and paid family leave reflect strength of grassroots movement.

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President Obama’s Announcement Major Win for Working Families

Jan, 15, 2015
We applaud the President for hearing the voices of working families, expressed in letters sent by Family Values @ Work members urging action on paid sick days and paid family leave.

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Why I’m Standing with Walmart Workers This Black Friday

Nov, 24, 2014

As a student at University of Minnesota-Duluth, Cantare Davunt graduated with a bachelor’s degree in international studies. As a Walmart …

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