Make Life Work

If the new Congress and a new administration want to get off on the right foot with hard-working families, they must commit to policies designed and proven to improve outcomes for young children. This National Work and Family Month, let's hold our candidates to a real commitment to hard-working families by demanding meaningful policy adoption and implementation. It's time to move from rhetoric to reality.
The purpose of public housing programs is to help lower-income families find and maintain suitable housing, but an audit
We're a broad coalition of voices -- workers, consumers, financial reformers, people of faith, elected officials who get
The momentum for paid sick days is inspiring. As of today, thirty-two locations in the U.S. have won such policies, bringing access for the first time to more than ten and a half million people.
Overtime protections are a fundamental part of being a worker in America. If an employer asks you to put in extra hours at work, your employer should pay you extra, too, regardless of whether you receive an hourly wage or a salary.
It's not just about helping working moms and dads pay their bills.
Just in time for Mother's Day, Family Values @ Work has released a new playlist on Spotify called "Lead on Love" with songs about family, love, and caring.
This is not a handout that American working families are pleading for, but rather, as a country, this is our moral responsibility to begin putting family first and recognizing the human needs that families are being deprived of.
The very ferocity and coordinated nature of the attacks on Sanders makes clear that the Democratic establishment views Sanders not merely as an annoyance, but as an existential threat. And he may be, at that.
Many voters, who have made paid leave a priority, are asking elected officials and candidates my son's question: "Why wouldn't you support this?" Babies and cancer and ailing parents touch all of us. It's high time to make family leave available and affordable to every American.