Press Release

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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Family Values @ Work Praises Dept. of Labor Grants to Support State and Local Paid Family Leave Initiatives

Three of the Grant Recipients Include States where Family Values @ Work has Coalitions In response to today’s announcement that three states and three localities will receive Department of Labor grants to develop and implement paid family and medical leave programs, Ellen

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New Polls in 15 Key States Show Strong Public Support for Paid Leave

PRESS RELEASE: New Polls in 15 Key States Show Strong Public Support for a National Paid Family and Medical Leave Fund and Elected Officials Who Champion Working Families Policies Washington, D.C. – New public opinion survey results from 15 states

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Chicago Wins Paid Sick Days!

Family Values @ Work Director Hails Chicago’s Paid Sick Days Win! “Today, Chicago became the 35th locality to pass paid sick days—a huge milestone for the movement and the activists in Chicago and across the country working to guarantee this

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Activists, Business Leaders, and Elected Officials Calling for Guaranteed Paid Sick Days

Family Values @ Work Coalitions Coordinate National Days of Action to Call for Healthy Families Act WASHINGTON, DC—Paid sick days activists in Family Values @ Work (FV@W), a network of coalitions in 24 states working to pass paid sick days

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Family Values @ Work Announces Spotify Playlist in Support of Paid Family and Medical Leave

Playlist aimed at engaging users to call for paid leave programs NEW YORK—Family Values @ Work, a network of coalitions in 24 states, today released a new Spotify playlist that calls attention to the urgent need to pass paid family

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Praise for Department of Labor Paid Leave Grants

As momentum around the country continues to grow for paid family leave bills, the Department of Labor announced today the availability of $1 million to fund research and analyze how paid leave programs can be developed and implemented across the

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In a Historic Move, L.A. City Council Votes in Paid Sick Days Expansion

Angelenos Celebrate Historic Victory for Working Families Los Angeles CA — In the latest step to raise wages and improve the quality of life for working Angelenos, the Los Angeles City Council voted 13 – 1 to increase the number

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Governor Brown Signs Historic Expansion of California’s Paid Family Leave

AB 908 Will Help Low Income Workers Take Paid Leave Sacramento: Today California Governor Jerry Brown signed AB 908 (Gomez) which will help more low income workers take Paid Family Leave (PFL) to bond with a new baby or care

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Twitter joins the ranks of companies enacting generous paid parental leave policies

“It’s terrific that Twitter is implementing an expansive, gender-neutral paid parental leave policy to its employees. Like many companies, Twitter until now has offered much less time to fathers or adoptive parents. Providing 20 weeks of paid leave to all

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