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Military Parental Leave Program--Not exactly as promised

November 8, 2018
UPDATE: The U.S. Breastfeeding Committee Paid Leave Constellation has crafted a sign-on letter requesting that legislators fix the gaps in the MPLP. Please read , sign , and share the letter to help us address these critical issues. When the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2017...
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We Are MomsRising, Jade from California

October 31, 2018
In today’s installment of We Are MomsRising, we talked to Jade in California about the childcare struggle and her experiences as an immigrant. Read her story below. To learn more about the We Are MomsRising campaign, check out this blog post . My partner Caesar is Mexican and I am British. It took...
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Work & Family
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Make it Work: Transforming the workplace for families and moms

October 17, 2018
October is National Work and Family Month and it’s a good time to talk about the demands of both work and family. Workers, especially working parents, need workplace supports that help address deep systemic inequities based on race, class, and gender. We need policies that make it possible for...
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September MOMentum: Your Donations Powering This Movement

October 1, 2018
How your donation is making a difference It’s fall. Time for change! Backed by your generosity, MomsRising members are rising for change all over America — to get out the vote, stand up for kids, end family separation and so much more. Thank you for being a part of it. We couldn’t rise without you...
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¡Los Permisos Familiares y Médicos de Washington ahora son LEY!

September 19, 2018
Con la ratificación del gobernador Inslee, la innovadora ley se convierte en un poderoso modelo que puede ayudar a otros estados a desarrollar sus propios programas de Permisos Familiares y Médicos Pagados En una monumental victoria para las familias, las pequeñas, medianas y grandes empresas y la...
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DC leaders: Fund the Birth-to-Three for All DC bill and leave Paid Family Leave alone!

September 12, 2018
So here’s a head scratcher for you: Just days before DC Mayor Muriel Bowser holds a Maternal and Infant Health Summit, she released a statement encouraging the DC Council to shift funding from the District’s Universal Paid Leave Amendment Act of 2016 to the comprehensive Birth-to-Three for All DC...
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¡Ayúdanos a difundir las buenas noticias! Los permisos familiares y médicos pagados están llegando a WA!

September 12, 2018
El regreso a clases viene lleno de nuevos comienzos. Una nueva temporada, nuevos salones de clase y este año, ¡una nueva política de permisos familiares y médicos pagados en el Estado de Washington! Los miembros de MomsRising se unieron en el 2017 para lograr la aprobación de la mejor política de...
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Washington

El ABC de los permisos pagados en WA

September 6, 2018
El 30 de junio de 2017, la legislatura del estado de Washington aprobó, con apoyo bipartidista, la SB 5975 y creó un programa de permisos familiares y médicos pagados que impulsará a las mamás, a las familias y a nuestra economía. Esta victoria bipartidista fue un increíble testimonio de lo que...
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Help us spread the good news! Paid Family and Medical Leave is coming to WA!

September 5, 2018
Back-to-school time is filled with fresh starts. A new season, new classrooms, and, this year, a new paid family and medical leave program coming to Washington State! MomsRising members came together in 2017 to help pass a best-in-nation paid family and medical leave policy and now implementation...
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It's Labor Day!
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Labor of Love: Thanking the Labor Movement for MOMumental victories

September 3, 2018
From a strong minimum wage to paid family and medical leave, Washington’s labor movement has been MOMumental in a slew of powerful wins for women and families.
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