Tag "Family Values @ Work"

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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ABC’s “Black-ish” is Bullish on Paternity Leave

When was the last time a popular TV show took on the issue of paternity leave at all, much less in the same episode as pregnancy discrimination? Three cheers for “black-ish” for doing just that. Dr. Rainbow (Bow) Johnson, an

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Victory for DC Paid Leave Campaign!

“We congratulate the DC Paid Leave Campaign, especially Jews United for Justice, for more than two years of activism to make DC the fifth location in the U.S. with comprehensive paid family and medical leave for all workers, following in

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Philadelphia City Council Approves Paid Sick Days

The Philadelphia city council voted in favor of an amended living wage policy that will require businesses to provide at least seven paid sicks days per year to their employees…

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Workers Strike Back at Verizon

Verizon appears not to have learned the lesson of Wisconsin — workers DO notice when “sacrifice” is a one-way street. Corporate giants like Verizon are trying to kill middle-class jobs in America, even going after the paid sick days that

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Family Values @ Work Activists Celebrate Wins at National Summit

  “Energized for the next efforts.” “Proud to be part of this movement.” “Grateful for the opportunity to share my story at the Congressional Reception. That will be something I will always remember.” These were just a few of the comments

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New brochure offers compelling stories from workers and employers

A 6-page brochure featuring selected stories from FV@W’s Working Families Story Bank is now available. The brochure offers a sample of the dozens of personal accounts from workers, business owners, and caregivers currently available from the Story Bank. Stories in

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Paid Sick Days Story Library Available for Media

Reporters looking to cover the 2011 National Summit on Paid Sick Days and Paid Family Leave, cosponsored by Family Values @ Work and the National Partnership for Women & Families, will want to check out the Paid Sick Days Story

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Making It Work: Activists call for 21st century work-family policies

The breadth of our movement was on display in Washington, DC April 26-27 as Family Values @ Work and the National Partnership for Women & Families co-sponsored “Making It Work,” a conference and day of action on paid sick days

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New resource on the economy and policies that value families at work

Check out this new policy resource from Family Values @ Work: Our Economy Needs Family Values @ Work Now More Than Ever. It’s a great resource to use with policy makers and business owners because it gives the facts on

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