National Partnership for Women & Families

Blog Archive

Karen Pesapane, Associate Director, Digital Fundraising and Data Management

From the desk of ... Karen Pesapane

Does Your Child Care Center Provide Paid Sick Days?

September 28, 2009 | Work and Family > Paid Sick Days

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention keeps updating its guidelines to help child care and early childhood programs - - and all of us - - respond to influenza during the 2009-2010 flu season.


From the desk of ...

No Progress on the Wage Gap...Again!

September 14, 2009 | Workplace Fairness

It is official. Women are still getting short-changed when it comes to our wages. Last week, the government released information on pay and gender.


Debra L. Ness, President

From the desk of ... Debra L. Ness

President Obama has spoken. This is your moment!

September 11, 2009 | Health Care
President Obama delivered a powerful and passionate speech on health insurance reform.


From the desk of ...

Virginia is for ... Moms-to-be: New On-Line Tool Helps Expecting Parents Choose Hospitals, Doctors

September 9, 2009 | Health Care
You're pregnant, your first language is Vietnamese, and you'd like to find an obstetrician who speaks your language. You had your first baby by emergency C-section, in another state, but you want to try to deliver the second vaginally, and you'd like to find a doctor who seems to use C-sections sparingly. Or you want very much to breastfeed your baby, and you'd like to deliver at a hospital with lactation consultants available.


From the desk of ...

With H1N1 Spreading this Labor Day: We Need Paid Sick Days, Not Another iPhone App

September 4, 2009 | Work and Family > Paid Sick Days

As schools reopen and cooler, drier temperatures return here to Washington, D.C., the nation waits for the second wave of the H1N1 flu to hit us.


  Please leave this field empty