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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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Paid Sick Days Move Women Closer to Equality

by Ellen Bravo August 26 marks the 95th anniversary of women’s suffrage, enshrined in the 19th amendment of the U.S. Constitution. Many describe this as the date women were “granted the right to vote.” Others prefer to say it’s when

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Ellen on the progress of paid leave legislation

Ellen Bravo speaks with Robin Morgan on WMC Live podcast about the progress of paid leave legislation. Other guests include Eva Longoria, Dana Cowin and Beverly Wettenstein. Listen: http://traffic.libsyn.com/wmclive/WMCLive_Episode110.mp3

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Celebrate Second Anniversary of Affordable Care Act

In addition to the benefits of reform, consider what it costs NOT to change outdated systems.

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