Press Release

White House Summit to Tie Equal Pay, Paid Leave

The announcement of the White House Summit on Working Families underscores that any serious effort to combat income inequality and help rebuild our economy has to focus on the issues that most affect working families

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FV@W’s Ellen Bravo on President Obama’s Budget

The release today of the president’s budget is a boon for working families across America.

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National Telephone Town Hall: Advancing Women and Families in 2014

President Obama had started the State of the Union speech by urging us to make this “a year of action.” In that spirit, he called on “Congress, the White House, and businesses from Wall Street to Main Street to give every woman the opportunity she deserves.”

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NEWARK COUNCIL UNANIMOUSLY PASSES PAID SICK DAYS BILL, WILL BECOME 2ND CITY IN NJ TO GUARANTEE SICK DAYS

Passage of paid sick day laws in New Jersey’s two largest cities back-to-back spells major momentum for the issue statewide.

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