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Paid Family Leave is Good Business

February 9, 2018
With jobless rates at multi-year lows in the United States and many other countries, finding talent is becoming a bigger task. Overall employment is expected to grow year on year at 0.7% from 2016 to 2026, faster than the prior decade, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics . For the country...
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TAKE ACTION: 25 years, but still no paid leave

February 6, 2018
A lot can change in twenty-five years. Kids grow up, parents grow older. Fashion, pop culture, and workplaces change. But what hasn’t changed is the need to be there for the people we love when they need us. Twenty-five years ago today, the Family and Medical Leave Act passed Congress. Providing 12...
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Women Unite to Challenge Gender Inequality and Trump Agenda with “State of Our Union”

January 29, 2018
On the Heels of the #Me Too Movement and Women’s March Anniversary, Women Offer Alternative Vision to Trump Agenda
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CA Breastfeeding Summit 2018 Recap Day 2

January 26, 2018
The second day of the the 8th Annual California Breastfeeding Summit on Advocacy, Breastfeeding, and Communications ! Today, I cried, I learned, I laughed, and I danced. Like yesterday's recap , I attempted to capture some of the conversations and will share a few snippets. Camie Goldhammer, MSW,...
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CA Breastfeeding Summit 2018 Recap Day 1

January 24, 2018
I am excited to be at the 8th Annual California Breastfeeding Summit on Advocacy, Breastfeeding, and Communications ! Today's conversations were engaging and thought provoking. I attempted to capture some of the conversations and will share a few snippets. Karen C. Ramstrom from the CA Department...
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Remarks by Kristin Rowe-Finkbeiner at 2018 Women’s March #PowerToThePolls Rally

January 22, 2018
Editor's note: MomsRising's CEO/Executive Director, Kristin Rowe-Finkbeiner, delivered a powerful message at the Women's #PowerToThePolls First Anniversary rally event in Las Vegas this past weekend. Check out the Facebook Live video of her remarks as well as the written remarks below: Hello out...
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Could FMLA get better? You bet Jurassican! #FMLA25

January 18, 2018
Back in 1993 two HUGE things happened. The Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) was signed into law and the movie Jurassic Park broke box office records. Now, 25 years later Jurassic Park will see its second reboot--with new and improved dinosaurs and modernized special effects! But our UNPAID...
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Things I wish my employer knew about maternity leave

December 21, 2017
With a newborn, the days are long but the years are short. My baby turned ten weeks this past weekend. Which means I have two more weeks of maternity leave. Yes, I am on maternity leave. No, maternity leave is not a vacation. To the employers who consider maternity leave is for fun or moms on...
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(Un)happy anniversary, DC!

December 20, 2017
Today marks exactly one year since the DC Council voted to pass the Universal Paid Leave Act. I wish I could say we were still celebrating and preparing for its implementation, but instead we need to protect the law from being repealed and replaced with a weak and harmful alternative.
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