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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Recognizing National Family Caregivers Month

Nov, 20, 2014

In recognition of National Family Caregivers Month in November, the broad-based coalition of organizations pushing for the Family And Medical …

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Paid Sick Days Needs to Cover Everyone

Nov, 20, 2014
In honor of National Caregivers Month, we call on Philly leaders to pass the most inclusive paid sick days law.

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Why the Momentum for Paid Sick Days?

Nov, 06, 2014
The need, the evidence, and the organizing are driving our victories.

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Family and Medical Leave Insurance Funds: Think Heartland

Oct, 23, 2014

Mention state funds to provide wage replacement during a family leave and most people think of states on one or …

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