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Democrats Have A Real Shot Of Getting Somewhere On Paid Family Leave
The Family Act, introduced by Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand and Rep. Rosa DeLauro, will probably pass in the House. It faces a rocky path in the Senate, though.
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Ivanka Trump And Marco Rubio’s Paid Leave Plan Is A Disaster For Women
The Rubanka scheme would imperil women’s financial security -- and put the Social Security system on a disastrous path.
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For Breastfeeding Moms, A Difficult Choice: Work Or Pump?
Insufficient legal protections and indifferent workplaces have caused many women to fall short of pediatric guidelines.
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Sham Tax Bill Misses Opportunity For Meaningful Paid Family And Medical Leave
Rep. Rosa DeLauro
U.S. Representative, Connecticut’s Third District
The "Strong Families" tax credit is yet another handout to big businesses.
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How The Supreme Court Could Make It Harder For You To Sue Your Employer
A potentially landmark case before the justices could dramatically weaken workers' collective power.
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This Cop Had The Audacity To Have A Baby. So Her Bosses Got Rid Of Her.
The inside story of how Stephanie Hicks fought back -- and won a victory for herself and working women everywhere.
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It's Time To Care About Unions
Real freedom is about more than making a living.
Value All Care, Value Every Family
Co-Director, Family Values @ Work
You seldom see legislators tear up as they argue for a piece of legislation. But that’s what happened recently when Connecticut
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My Paternity Leave Was Not Gratuitous
Michael M. Oswalt
Associate Professor, Northern Illinois University College of L...
This Father’s Day, I’ll be thinking back to Thursday, March 16, the opening morning of March Madness. I’d always wanted
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Pointing Out: How Walmart Unlawfully Punishes Workers For Medical Absences
Co-Founder & Co-President of A Better Balance
Giving workers points and disciplining them for medical absences is not only unjust, it is often a violation of the Americans with Disabilities Act.
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Making Leave Affordable
The Heller School for Social Policy and Management
Graduate school and research institution at Brandeis University
For many families, forgoing pay for up to 12 weeks, even in the midst of serious health needs, is highly unrealistic.
Paid Leave Should Be Time To Care – For All Of Us
Debra L. Ness
President of the National Partnership for Women and Families
Imagine your elderly mother has pneumonia and you can’t afford time off to care for her. Imagine your husband was injured
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Ivanka’s Maternity Leave Plan Is A Cruel Joke
A Republican president proposing paid leave, as Trump does in his budget, should be welcome news. It isn't.
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How The GOP's Health Plan Shifts The Burden To Family Caregivers
You can pretty much expect to take care of your elderly relatives at home and probably go broke in the process.
Will Paid Parental Leave Eventually Become The Norm?
Senior Practice Leader, WorldatWork
Paid leave and parental leave benefits are receiving a lot of attention in the media and at all government levels. We continue
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