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PA Lawmakers Pass Clean Legislation Ensuring Vital Protections for Domestic Violence Survivors

We’re delighted to see that Pennsylvania Senators prevailed over the tactics of corporate lobbyists and donors who tried to hijack a non-controversial bill protecting domestic violence victims.

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States Applaud Department of Labor Paid Family Leave Grants

As states lead the way, Washington, DC; Massachusetts; Rhode Island; Montana will receive combined $500,000 to help advance & evaluate family leave insurance funds.

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East Orange, Paterson Become 10th, 11th City — 4th and 5th in NJ — to Pass Paid Sick Days

Unanimous Passage of Paid Sick Days Laws by Three Cities in One Week Signals Major Momentum for Policy that Strengthens Families, Workforce and Economy.

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In The News

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

Hungry, tired and stressed out

CNN Money

Blake Ellis

June 24, 2014