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Celebrating FMLA: But We Can’t Wait 20 Years to Fix It

Posted February 8th, 2013 by

This blog post originally appeared at the Coalition of Labor Union Women. It is hard to believe that 20 years have passed since the Family and Medical Leave Act became law. The Coalition of Labor Union Women was an active proponent for years, and passage of family and medical leave was a critical issue that [...]

Unions and Sexual Harassment

Posted November 15th, 2011 by

At a time when women’s rights are under attack in so many areas – we need to be sure that sexual harassment is recognized and taken seriously. Candidates who seek our vote must be clear that they will support, enforce and strengthen protections for women on the job.   The Coalition of Labor Union Women [...]

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Health Care is a Right, Not a Privilege

Posted October 11th, 2011 by

The Coalition of Labor Union Women (CLUW) places full access to quality, affordable health care and the importance of health education for working women front and center to our work. This was made abundantly clear last month during our 16th Biennial Convention when our delegates overwhelming passed several resolutions which included in part: CLUW is [...]

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Unions Provide the Route For a Secure Future To Women and Their Families

Posted September 23rd, 2011 by

This past Saturday, the Coalition of Labor Union Women (CLUW) completed its 16th Biennial Convention. where we recommitted ourselves to those priorities that are so critical to working women and their families.  The highest priority at our founding convention 37 years ago and now is JOBS!  But when we talk about jobs we mean decent [...]

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