June 29, 2017Do you hear that? Celebratory fireworks are going off early this year! And no, it's not your over-eager neighbors this time. On July 1st, *SIX* new paid sick days laws will go into effect!
July 18, 2016We can't afford any further delays on DC paid leave legislation. Tell the DC Council to prioritize the Universal Paid Leave Act when they reconvene in September!
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June 23, 2016Join us on Wednesday, June 29th at 2pm ET for a #WellnessWed Twitter Storm about LGBTQ Family Economic Security!
May 26, 2016GREAT NEWS: The Minneapolis City Council is voting on the earned sick time ordinance this week and they need to hear from YOU!
March 17, 2016Whether it’s walking pneumonia or the flu, germs happen and kids and parents get sick. It’s just a fact. This is why allowing people to earn paid sick days as they work is pure common sense! Join me in calling on the U.S. Department of Labor to move paid sick days forward for over 800,000 employees...
March 3, 2015MOMentum for paid sick days is rocketing forward! Now 17 cities and 3 states across the United States have paid sick days laws on the books. And…drum roll please…on February 12th, U.S. Senator Patty Murray and U.S. Representative Rosa DeLauro introduced the Healthy Families Act, a nationwide paid sick days bill. But this isn’t a done deal yet. We need your help.
September 7, 2017For kids, heading back to school can be an anxious and exciting time – figuring out new routines, adjusting to different teachers and classmates and navigating changes in social and academic environments, all while growing and learning. Employed parents stress about these changes too, but the millions of moms, dads and caregivers without access to paid sick time also have to worry about cold and flu season and what will happen if their kids get sick.
July 23, 2017We had a huge victory this week, as the very-bad Senate healthcare bill came to a halt in Washington. The voices of parents, families, caregivers, partners, sisters and daughters like US made a huge difference. Sadly, the healthcare battle isn't over. But for a brief moment let's congratulate...