Tag "Family"

Statement by Family Values @ Work on Administration Decision to End DACA

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 in multiple ways to our community and to our culture.

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It’s Women’s Equality Day – A Union Demand

By Carol Joyner I grew up in a union family; both my parents were public sector workers. Even as a child, I was clear that my family was able to go to the AFSCME DC37 dental clinic because my mother

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New Report Signals National Emergency for Families

By Ellen Bravo The United States is facing an epidemic with devastating consequences for mothers and infants. According to a new report, nearly one in four mothers, most of them low-wage, may be returning to work within two weeks after

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A Mother’s Day Wish: 21st Century Workplace Policies

My husband normally doesn’t participate in the media interviews I do. But three decades ago, when our kids were 2 and 5, a conservative woman wrote an op-ed in the local paper declaring all problems in the family, from alcoholism

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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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