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3 Keys to Making Unlimited Vacation Policies Actually Work

March 26, 2012
The concept of unlimited vacation or “no vacation policy” is becoming a popular idea . Large companies like IBM, HubSpot, and Netflix have kicked the standard two-week vacation policy to the curb. Over the years, we’ve worked with many organization, big and small, to help them implement a Results-...
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OJ, humidifiers, and 40 million Americans

March 20, 2012
I'm a mom of two small kids. So germs, coughs, colds, viruses and I are all on a first name basis ("Well, hello there, RSV . I'd hoped to miss you this time around!"). And I've developed a routine for dealing with all manner of ailments whether they be child or adult-sized: Break out the...
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Working Parents Need Protections Now

March 5, 2012
Ever wonder what happens to a worker who becomes disabled for weeks from injuries in a car accident? Or the worker who has a baby but no maternity leave? Or the worker whose parent, suffering from Alzheimer's, falls and hits his head and can no longer live alone? Here's what happens, and neither...
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7 Health Benefits Your Wellness Program Doesn't Have

March 5, 2012
Does your office have a gym? Do you have group exercise classes, weigh-ins, nutrition experts, and incentive programs for staying healthy? Wellness programs are a hot topic right now. Naturally, with out-of-control health care and insurance costs, companies are looking for ways to save money and...
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#BeTheHelp on Oscar Night

February 23, 2012
Photo: Mimi Ho, member of Hand in Hand: The Domestic Employers Association, with her children, her friend's child and their nanny, Xiao Ying, who cares for them. Like the Fourth of July and Thanksgiving, Oscar night is a night of American togetherness. On February 26, we'll all be serving up...

“Still Sick in the City”: NYC Report Shows Urgency for Paid Sick Days

February 15, 2012
New York may be known for sex in the city, but Nancy Rankin at the Community Service Society of NY (CSSNY) has written a compelling report on a seamier topic: the unacceptably high percentages of New Yorkers without paid sick days, and the consequences for workers, their families, and for the...
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The State of the States is...Masculine: Women Urgently Needed in State Legislatures!

February 8, 2012
With presidential primaries in full swing, each state stands to enjoy a moment in the spotlight. As riveting as the recent political theatrics have been, the campaign season also underscores just how many important decisions are made at the state level. From education to health care to workplace...
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MomsRising is Live Tweeting the State of the Union. Join Us!

January 25, 2012
Great news! MomsRising got invited to tweet at the White House during tonight's State of the Union speech by the President! And I'll be there representing us. We'll be keeping our ears open for the issues that matter every day to families, like health care coverage, unemployment insurance, fair pay...
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Your urgent action needed in Mass!

December 14, 2011
Guess what? Right now state legislators are meeting in Boston to determine their legislative priorities for the New Year. That makes right now the perfect time to send your state legislators a quick note urging them to resolve to pass the Mass paid sick days bill in 2012! http://action.momsrising...
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La falta de días de enfermedad pagados se ha cobrado vidas en la comunidad latina

December 10, 2011
For this article in English, click here . Si hay algo de lo que estoy orgullosa es de mi ética laboral. La importancia del trabajo duro es algo que aprendí de mis padres que, en ocasiones, tenían varios trabajos cada uno para poder alimentar a nuestra familia de seis personas. En la universidad, yo...
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