Earlier this year, the Obama administration proposed a promising new rule that would extend basic minimum wage and overtime protections to millions of women and men who provide essential home care to children, parents, grandparents and others in need.
Two just released, peer-reviewed studies from researchers at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention provide new, quantitative evidence of the relationship between workers’ access to paid sick days and their health and well-being.
This month, more than 200 advocates from across the country were here in Washington, D.C., to discuss best practices and next steps in the effort to increase working families' access to paid sick days and paid family and medical leave.
Women's groups in the HERvotes coalition rallied in the blogosphere last week to call for the extension of the Violence Against Women Act's lifesaving programs and services for another five years.
Starting this weekend, those in the Washington, D.C. area have a rare chance to view a powerful and poignant reminder of the impact of HIV/AIDS.
Last year, Mississippi forced me to become a political activist.