Tag "Business"

Molly – Paid Sick Days Deliver Health and Goodwill

Molly Moon Neitzel owns Molly Moon’s Homemade Ice Cream in Seattle, WA. Molly Moon’s has eight locations and employs 75 team members in the winter months, and as many as 200 in the summer. Before she opened, Molly wrote a

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Beware Phony Flexibility Bill

Politicians aren’t always smart, but they’re often shrewd. Say your party has been drawing a lot of heat and needs to show it’s doing something for working families. You read the polls and see what’s moving on the state and

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We Like Spotify’s Tune on Paid Leave!

Statement by Family Values @ Work Director Ellen Bravo, who was present at the announcement of Spotifly’s new policies: We’re delighted to hear Spotify is expanding their parental leave policy to six months fully paid for any parent of a

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We Will Not (Continue to) Give Up Our Family Time!

October is Work and Family Month, and it was packed with events, progress on policy, press conferences and declarations on working families. First the White House Summit on Worker Voice brought together 250 workers, union members, business owners and community

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Why I’m Standing with Walmart Workers This Black Friday

As a student at University of Minnesota-Duluth, Cantare Davunt graduated with a bachelor’s degree in international studies. As a Walmart associate, she’s an activist fighting for decent wages, full-time hours, predictable schedules and dignity at work. Like many college graduates

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Business Leaders Make the Case for Paid Sick Days

A new brochure captures business owners’ experience of paid sick days as a way to keep down costs, retain workers and strength the economy.

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Cape Cod Senator’s Real-World Case for Paid Sick Days

State Sen. Dan Wolf says a simple, consistent paid sick leave policy is “both humane and smart.”

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Maine Small Business Supports Paid Sick Days

More and more businesspeople are speaking out in favor of Maine’s proposed paid sick days policy. Dozens of small business owners recently held a media event in Orono, Maine, to talk about the need for paid sick days. Check out

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