Letters to POTUS

Letters to POTUS

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The following are letters from all 21 states in the Family Values @ Work network to President Obama. They’re from those who’ve needed just a day or so to deal with a medical appointment or stomach bug. Some needed longer to bond with new babies or care for a seriously ill child or partner. They’re workers who’ve honored their own ailing parents, as well as business owners who see these policies as the smart thing to do and want to guarantee them for everyone. Most writers lack access to paid sick days or paid family leave; some share the significance of having just won such a policy. Here are some of their voices below (or download in PDF here):

For media inquiries please contact Lynsey Kryzwick at tel:646.200.5311 or lynsey@berlinrosen.com. View FV@W Statement on President Obama’s Announcement Major Win for Working Families