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President Obama’s Announcement Major Win for Working Families

“We must continue to fight to ensure every worker in the United States has access to paid sick days and paid family leave when they need it, as we seek to go from the era of Mad Men to the era of strong families.

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POTUS Action Helps Working Families Succeed as Caregivers and Providers

“We celebrate his unprecedented call for a package of measures to help the millions of families across the country without access to paid sick days and paid family leave. These steps move us closer to a future in which workers aren’t forced to send their kids to school sick, leave their parents at the hospital to recover alone or fall into bankruptcy when they have a baby.

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Momentum for Paid Sick Days Ramps Up in New Year

After years of fighting for paid sick days and paid family leave nationally and in cities and states from Seattle to Orlando, from California to Massachusetts, 2014 marked a historic year of wins for the Family Values @ Work network

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In The News

FV@W 2014 Program Book

December 10, 2014

FMLA turns 21

The Hill

Ellen Bravo

August 5, 2014

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