As National Work and Family Month drew to a close this time last year, working families were hopeful that the upcoming election would mean that the economy would turn around, families would regain control of their finances and economic security, and the country would finally get back on track after a crippling recession.
One of the delights of an early November election is volunteering for a campaign on Halloween.
When I was packing my suitcase for Denver, I made sure to throw in a purple sweater.
One of the biggest threats to the well-being of our nation's women and families is poverty.
In a significant victory for workers in Philadelphia, the City Council voted 15-2 to pass a provision providing workers at businesses that contract with or receive financial support from the city to the right to earn paid sick days.
Hi, all. It’s Helen, work and family policy associate at the National Partnership.
After 10 days of volunteering with the Campaign for a Healthy Denver, I am headed back to D.C.
We are just one week away from the deadline for Denver voters to turn in their ballots — and vote YES on Initiative 300.
Hi, everyone! I’m Katie, a legal fellow at the National Partnership.
One of the first questions I asked when I hit the ground here in Denver was “Where are we going to eat?”
Hi, everyone! I want to share a great letter published in the Denver Post this week.
Hello again! I wanted to send a quick note to let you know that the Campaign for a Healthy Denver is on TV!
Over the weekend, Sara and I delivered lawn signs to nearly every corner of Denver.
In a place this picturesque, it is hard to believe that some working families are facing grim challenges every day because they don’t have basic paid sick days.
Hello from the Mile High City! This is Rachel Lyons, work and family government affairs manager at the National Partnership, reporting live from Denver — home of the Broncos, the unsinkable Molly Brown and, hopefully, the fourth citywide paid sick days law.
Hello, PaidSickDays.org! I’m Sara, an intern at the National Partnership for Women & Families and a proud volunteer with the Campaign for a Healthy Denver.
This year, we have achieved significant victories in our work to ensure more working people have the right to earn paid sick days.