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Press Releases

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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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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In The News

Few Homeless Options Emerge

The Registe- Guard

Edward Russo

April 9, 2014

Why Paid Sick Days Are a No-Brainer

In These Times

Terry J. Allen

April 7, 2014

New York’s Paid Sick Leave Law Quietly Takes Effect

The New York Times

Rachel L. Swarns

April 6, 2014

Baseball, Apple Pie and No Family Leave


Stacey Shick Samuels

April 3, 2014

Dollars for Dads

The New York Times

Nancy Folbre

February 10, 2014

Quick Work on Paid Sick Leave

The New York Times


February 4, 2014

Achoo! Right on My Salad

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Heather A. Kneiss

February 2, 2014