Working Families Flexibility Act

Democrats in the House and Senate plan to introduce a bill Wednesday that would guarantee workers the right to request flexible
By limiting career options of some talented workers, we are failing to build an economy that can operate at its full potential and jeopardizing our ability to compete on the world stage.
In Tennessee, lawyer David Garrison told the Scene that Kelsey's proposal would help turn the lunch break into a luxury rather
More workers are looking for ways to balance their responsibilities, such as driving to doctors' appointments, physical therapy, or just food shopping. Flexible work arrangements are one way to help workers do that.
No set of policies will solve the fundamental challenge women face in balancing work and family: There are only 24-hours in a day, and we cannot be in two places at once. The best we can do is create an environment that leads to a wide variety of opportunities
The White House issued a statement Monday explaining its veto recommendation, essentially calling the bill a wolf in sheep's
In a perfect gift for mothers just short of Mother's Day, House Republicans have once again introduced legislation with a charming title and a potentially devastating impact for working women and families.
This week, House Republicans are rolling out a plan they hope will boost the party's appeal among working families, by giving
Why are some members of Congress wasting time on a bill that would make things even worse for many of these families?
The GOP forced flexibility act is part of a list of proposals House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-Va.) calls "Making Life Work." That's right, Republicans intend to make life nothing but work. No eight hours for sleep. No eight hours for anything you will. Just work, Gumby, just work.
The ads, which the NRCC says will be geo-targeted on over 100 popular "mommy blog" sites across the country, including MarthaStewart.com
If technology and communications can adapt to people's modern lifestyles, then why can't our labor laws follow suit? Private-sector businesses continue to live under an outdated federal mandate that says the only way to compensate for overtime is through cash wages.
Overtime pay is not just to be kind to workers. It also counteracts the absence of a federal statute that sets a ceiling on weekly work hours. What's to keep an employer from routinely asking for 70 hours and firing employees if they refuse?