Tag "President Barack Obama"

First Couple wants workplaces to value all families

A view from the White House Forum on Workplace Flexibility By Ellen Bravo As executive director of the Family Values @ Work consortium, I was one of the 100 people invited to participate in yesterday’s White House Forum on Workplace

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$50 Million for Paid Family Leave in President Obama’s Budget

President Obama’s recently proposed 2011 federal budget includes a $50 million State Paid Leave Fund. The fund will provide start-up support for state governments that want to enact paid leave options for workers. “A handful of States have enacted policies

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