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  • Maryland Becomes Ninth State with Paid Sick Days January 12, 2018
    Statement by Family Values @ Work Co-Director Wendy Chun-Hoon “Persistence, power, political pressure – that’s what led to the paid sick days victory in Maryland today. We congratulate our member coalition, The post Maryland Becomes Ninth State with Paid Sick Days appeared first on Family Values @ Work.
  • Momentum Swells for Expanded Definition of Family to Recognize Chosen Family November 6, 2017
    Momentum Swells for Expanded Definition of Family as Three Largest U.S. Cities Recognize Chosen Family in Paid Sick Days Policies State Actions since mid-2016 have Expanded Legal Right to Sick The post Momentum Swells for Expanded Definition of Family to Recognize Chosen Family appeared first on Family Values @ Work.
  • Defend Democracy and Reject Sham Flex Legislation! November 6, 2017
    WASHINGTON, D.C.—The 25 state coalitions in the Family Values @ Work network vowed to fight HR 4219, a bill introduced this week by Representative Mimi Walters that would undermine paid The post Defend Democracy and Reject Sham Flex Legislation! appeared first on Family Values @ Work.
  • Victory in NYC! October 17, 2017
    “All families need time to care for each other and themselves,” said Wendy Chun-Hoon, co-director of Family Values @ Work. “We applaud New York City for making two important amendments today to their paid The post Victory in NYC! appeared first on Family Values @ Work.
  • Rhode Island Will Be Eighth State with Paid Sick Days! September 20, 2017
    Nearly 100,000 Rhode Islanders will gain paid sick and safe days. The post Rhode Island Will Be Eighth State with Paid Sick Days! appeared first on Family Values @ Work.
  • Statement by Family Values @ Work on Administration Decision to End DACA September 6, 2017
    The Statue of Liberty’s welcome has not changed, and neither should our nation’s. People come to the United States to make life better for themselves and their families; immigrants contribute The post Statement by Family Values @ Work on Administration Decision to End DACA appeared first on Family Values @ Work.
  • FV@W Welcomes Texas as Our 25th State! September 4, 2017
    Work Strong Austin Launches Earned Sick Days Campaign We are excited to welcome Texas as the 25th state in the Family Values @ Work network of coalitions. Just as the The post FV@W Welcomes Texas as Our 25th State! appeared first on Family Values @ Work.
  • Family Values @ Work Congratulates Washington’s Paid Leave Win July 1, 2017
    Today’s paid family and medical leave victory is a huge win for Washington’s working families. It also sends a signal to the rest of the country that when lawmakers from The post Family Values @ Work Congratulates Washington’s Paid Leave Win appeared first on Family Values @ Work.
  • FV@W’s Congratulates New Jersey’s Paid leave Expansion June 26, 2017
    Family Values @ Work congratulates our network partner, the New Jersey Time to Care Coalition, on today’s victory to strengthen their landmark Family Leave Insurance law. Research on New Jersey’s The post FV@W’s Congratulates New Jersey’s Paid leave Expansion appeared first on Family Values @ Work.
  • Applauding MN Governor Mark Dayton for Standing Up for Democracy May 31, 2017
    Statement from Family Values @ Work Applauding MN Governor Mark Dayton for Standing Up for Democracy The coalitions in the Family Values @ Work network applaud Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton The post Applauding MN Governor Mark Dayton for Standing Up for Democracy appeared first on Family Values @ Work.