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Working Moms, Business Owners, Local Activists Travel to White House for First-Ever Summit on Working Families

As momentum grows for workplace policies that value families, local activists from across the country will travel to Washington, DC this week for the first-ever White House Summit on Working Families, June 23

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FV@W Supports Walmart Moms

FV@W is proud to stand with members of OUR Walmart who are on strike today to protest the illegal firing of workers—many of them moms—who spoke out for better jobs.

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Paid Sick Days Expansion Big Win for NYC Workers, Economy, Public Health

More than 300,000 additional New Yorkers got a much needed lift today, as New York became the second city to build upon an existing paid sick days law and expand its coverage to more working families.

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In The News

De Blasio peddles paid sick leave to commuters

Crain's New York Business

Andrew J. Hawkins

July 16, 2014

Paid family leave is a New Jersey success story: Opinion

New Jersey Star Ledger

Eileen Appelbaum

July 7, 2014

Affordable family leave: It’s about time

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Ellen Bravo

June 28, 2014

Hungry, tired and stressed out

CNN Money

Blake Ellis

June 24, 2014

Will US catch up on paid family leave?


Ronan Farrow Daily

June 24, 2014

My ‘Real’ Family Values

The Nation

Katrina vanden Heuvel

June 23, 2014

Why We Need Paid Sick Leave Now

Huffington Post

Keith Merstrich

June 23, 2014