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We Must Stand Up to Efforts to Roll Back Abortion Rights - U.S. News & World Report

By Debra Ness, President of the National Partnership for Women & Families. January 22, 2013. About Debra Ness: Debra L. Ness is president of the National ...

News Coverage | January 22, 2013

The health advantages of sick days - Washington Post

The health advantages of sick days Washington Post ... for paid sick days would not stop the flu, but it would mean that more people could stay home when they get it. It should be a high priority for Congress. Debra L. Ness, Washington. The ...

News Coverage | January 21, 2013

Flu is upon us: to call in sick or not to call in sick? - WBEZ

The result is a recipe for increased contagion in our workplaces, communities, and across the nation, wrote Debra Ness, president of the National Partnership for Women and Families. ...

News Coverage | January 15, 2013

We Can't All Be Royals - The American Prospect

The National Partnership for Women & Families just released an exit poll showing that three-quarters of voters struggle to meet both work and family responsibilities. Nearly four in ten said it's a hardship "all the time" or "very often"—shockingly high.

News Coverage | December 4, 2012 | Reproductive Health

We Can't All Be Royals - The American Prospect

The American Prospect That's not the case with the rest of us. Not only is having babies not our job; raising them directly interferes with doing our jobs. The National Partnership for Women & Families ...

News Coverage | December 4, 2012

Conservative Birthrate Panic: Our Hope for Better Work/Family Policies? - The Nation. (blog)

The Nation. (blog) A new poll, out this week from Lake Research Partners and The Tarrance Group for the National Partnership for Women & Families, found ...

News Coverage | December 4, 2012

Why Paid Leave Could Pass in Obama's Second Term: Americans Want It - The Atlantic

The Atlantic Why Paid Leave Could Pass in Obama's Second Term: Americans Want It The Atlantic ... new Congress and the president consider laws that help secure working families, such as paid family leave and paid sick days, according to an exit ...

News Coverage | December 3, 2012

Obama and His Coalition: Let the Real Hope and Change Begin

currently building a movement around ...

News Coverage | November 27, 2012

US Supreme Court examines role of supervisor in workplace suits - CNN

Indiana Public Media US Supreme Court examines role of supervisor in workplace suits CNN The AARP and National Partnership for Women & Families are backing Vance. Those groups worry restricting who qualifies as a supervisor would allow business ...

News Coverage | November 26, 2012

Election won't end abortion/contraception debate - Huffington Post

Election won't end abortion/contraception debate Huffington Post "It was not long ago that issues like fair pay, abortion rights, health reform, and family and medical leave had bipartisan support, said Debra Ness, president of the National ...

News Coverage | November 8, 2012

Flexible Schedules for Tomorrow - New York Times

... need to do their part by putting in place the paid sick time and paid family and medical leave policies the country and its workers so urgently need. Debra L. Ness. Washington, Sept. 4. The ...

News Coverage | September 8, 2012

Dems Accuse House GOP Of Passing 55 'Anti-Women' Bills - TPM

TPM The Energy & Commerce Democrats included statements attacking the GOP agenda from four national women's advocacy groups: Planned Parenthood, NARAL Pro-Choice America, National ...

News Coverage | September 5, 2012

Why We Need The Pregnant Workers Fairness Act - Care2.com (blog)

The analysis was conducted by the National Partnership for Women & Families using the most recent Census Bureau data. It finds that in every single state, the majority of women who ...

News Coverage | September 2, 2012

The Romney-Ryan Budget: Taking Aim at Women's Health Care - Huffington Post

The National Partnership for Women & Families calls the ACA "the greatest advance for women's health in a generation." Unquestionably, the law helps women in five key ways ...

News Coverage | August 6, 2012

Some Plans Deny Pregnancy Coverage For Dependent Children - Kaiser Health News

Kaiser Health News Some Plans Deny Pregnancy Coverage For Dependent Children Kaiser Health News "For young girls, this is a basic health benefit that they need," says Debra Ness, president of the National Partnership for Women and Families. "Why ...

News Coverage | August 6, 2012

Pregnant new CEO for Yahoo! stirs US debate on working moms

News Coverage | July 27, 2012

Pregnant new CEO for Yahoo! stirs US debate on working moms

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News Coverage | July 27, 2012

In Bloomberg's Healthy NYC, Still Afraid to Take (on) Sick Days - The Atlantic

The Atlantic In Bloomberg's Healthy NYC, Still Afraid to Take (on) Sick Days The Atlantic (The debate has been something of a model-legislation face-off: the National Partnership for Women & Families makes a sample bill available and the American ...

News Coverage | July 26, 2012

Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer's post-baby plans ... Yeah, so? - Los Angeles Times

Sarah Crawford, director of workplace fairness for the National Partnership for Women & Families, said pregnancy discrimination complaints to the U.S. Equal Employment ...

News Coverage | July 19, 2012

Marissa Mayer: Is the Yahoo! CEO's Pregnancy Good for Working Moms? - TIME

TIME "Her challenges are the kinds that many, if not all, working moms face," says Judith Lichtman, senior adviser at the National Partnership for Women & Families. "But she ...

News Coverage | July 17, 2012

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