National Partnership for Women & Families

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From the desk of ... Jody Heymann

What Are Lawmakers Afraid Of?

November 17, 2009 | Work and Family

For decades, we've debated whether the United States can afford to provide more family-friendly workplace policies and protections, and whether doing so will increase unemployment and harm our economic competitiveness.


Debra L. Ness, President

From the desk of ... Debra L. Ness

A Historic Moment...But at Women's Expense

November 10, 2009 | Health Care | Reproductive Health
The health reform bill the House passed this weekend had some long-overdue advances — and an eleventh hour amendment so appalling it taints the entire bill.


Sen. Dodd Holds a Hearing on the Healthy Families Act

November 10, 2009

On Nov. 10, the Senate HELP Committee’s Subcommittee on Children and Families, chaired by Sen. Chris Dodd, hosted a hearing on H1N1 and paid sick days entitled “The Cost of Being Sick.”


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