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***Important*** Tell your Senator to vote YES on the COVID-19 package!

March 14, 2020
Listen, I’m going to get real with you. I know that you might be more than a little anxious right now and unsure of what is going on with the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic spreading. I am too. The good news is that late last night Speaker Nancy Pelsoi and leaders in the U.S. House of...
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Washington Legislators: Thank you!

March 13, 2020
Victory! Thanks to the advocacy of moms and families across Washington, the Washington State Legislature is ending the 2020 legislative session with some major victories on childcare and early learning, maternal health, comprehensive sex ed, and unemployment insurance access for family caregivers!...
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El programa PFML de Washington está atravesando significativos retrasos

March 12, 2020
El Programa de Permisos Familiares y Médicos Pagados (PFML) de Washington, administrado por el Departamento para la Seguridad en el Empleo (ESD) del estado de Washington, fue lanzado el 2 de enero de 2020. Este es el primer programa de este tipo en ser desarrollado a partir de cero y la demanda por...
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Sign the Coronavirus Prevention Petition: Congress must pass PAID SICK DAYS!

March 10, 2020
It’s this simple: paid sick days will help limit the spread of the coronavirus but over 32 million workers in our country – many of them in the food service industry – don’t have access to any!
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Washington’s PFML program is experiencing significant delays 

March 10, 2020
Washington Paid Family and Medical Leave (PFML) Program, which is run by the Employment Security Department (ESD) of Washington State, launched on January 2, 2020. This is the first program of its kind to be built from scratch and, demand for the program has been much higher than anyone expected...
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As Impact of Coronavirus Grows, Congress Has No Higher Priority than to Pass the Paid Sick Days for Public Health Emergencies and Personal and Family Care Act

March 9, 2020
"America’s moms are thrilled that U.S. Sen. Patty Murray and Rep. Rosa DeLauro introduced emergency paid sick days legislation last week. The Paid Sick Days for Public Health Emergencies and Personal and Family Care Act is an urgently needed bill that would allow every employee to take up to seven...
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Statewide Paid Sick Days for NY – A Critical Tool for Preventing Coronavirus Outbreaks

March 5, 2020
It’s this simple: paid sick days will help limit the spread of the coronavirus in New York, but over one million workers in our state – many of them in the food service industry – don’t have access to any!
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Top #5Actions of the Past Week: February 14, 2020

February 14, 2020
Happy Valentine's Day!! Happy Galentine's Day (Feb 13)! And Happy Friday. There are so many reasons to celebrate those we love, cherish and respect ... like YOU! Thank you for all yoåu do today - and every day - to demand communities and an economy that work for us all. On that note, please scroll...
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Top #5Actions of the Past Week: February 7, 2020

February 7, 2020
What a week. The work continues, and we the people will Keep Marching to ensure our economy and our country work for all of us. This week's list of top actions includes important items on youth incarceration, protections for pregnant workers, paid family leave, and more. Please be sure to scroll...
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2020 State of the Union Was Massive Exercise in Gaslighting

February 6, 2020
The 2020 State of the Union address was yet another massive exercise in gaslighting the American people. Since he took office three years ago, President Trump has told lie after lie after lie, and his 2020 SOTU was no different, misrepresenting his intentions and completely fabricating a record of...
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