Press Release

Family Values @ Work Opposes Puzder for Labor Secretary

Below is the letter Family Values @ Work sent to the Senate HELP Committee opposing the nomination of Andrew Puzder to be Secretary of the Department of Labor [download a copy here]. US Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor &

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DC Passed Paid Family and Medical Leave Into Law

We are thrilled that the DC City Council passed a comprehensive paid family and medical leave bill which will guarantee about 530,000 workers the ability to take the time they need to care for themselves and their loved ones without

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DC Paid Leave Bill Moves to Final Vote

We applaud the DC councilmembers for passing DC’s paid family leave bill out of the Committee of the Whole today. The bill, in its current state, which is expected for final vote on December 20th, now includes two weeks of medical leave, a provision that

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Family Values @ Work Commends the DC Paid Family Leave Coalition

Family Values @ Work commends the DC Paid Family Leave Coalition for their work to restore sections of the DC Universal Paid Leave bill that will most benefit those workers least likely to have paid leave through an employer. We

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Statement on U.S. Elections – What Will This Mean for My Family?

Family Values @ Work is rooted in the belief that everyone should be able to take care of their family — the people they love and care about. For each political development, families want to know: “What will this mean

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ROC United and Family Values @ Work Commend Union Square Hospitality Group for Innovative Paid Parental Leave Policy

The move by USHG is yet another sign that businesses support fair wages and better working conditions for restaurant workers.

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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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