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Women's groups, union attack Wal-Mart - Washington Post

Reuters Women's groups, union attack Wal-Mart Washington Post "Wal-Mart can be a place for opportunity and equity for women and set a standard for employers nationwide," said Judith L. Lichtman, senior adviser for the National Partnership for ...

News Coverage | October 6, 2011

Paid sick leave action in Seattle keeps issue hot in Denver

News Coverage | September 19, 2011

Different Takes: How To Set The Health Law's Essential Benefits Package - Kaiser Health News

Kaiser Health News Different Takes: How To Set The Health Law's Essential Benefits Package Kaiser Health News James Dunnigan; A. Mark Fendrick, who directs the University of Michigan Center for Value-Based Insurance Design; and Debra L. Ness, ...

News Coverage | September 16, 2011

Different Takes: How To Set The Health Law's Essential Benefits Package - Kaiser Health News

Different Takes: How To Set The Health Law's Essential Benefits Package Kaiser Health News Commentaries follow from Utah Rep. James Dunnigan; A. Mark Fendrick, who directs the University of Michigan Center for Value-Based Insurance Design; and ...

News Coverage | September 15, 2011

Getting Sick Doesn't Pay

they will find some sobering changes in the workplace: They'll earn less, pay more for health insurance and receive fewer benefits, some as ...

News Coverage | September 13, 2011

Seattle Ready to Mandate Paid Sick Leave

News Coverage | September 12, 2011

Organizations and Businesses Respond to the American Jobs Act - The White House (blog)

Organizations and Businesses Respond to the American Jobs Act The White House (blog) National Partnership for Women & Families, Debra L. Ness, President "The initiatives President Obama proposed tonight are important to the country, to future ...

News Coverage | September 9, 2011

The Supreme Court's one-two punch: Class actions in the wake of Wal-Mart v. Dukes and AT&T v. Concepcion

National Partnership for Women & Families, where she handles issues surrounding fair pay, pregnancy discrimination, sexual harassment, equal opportunity, and other matters that ...

News Coverage | August 31, 2011

Health IT Business News Roundup for the Week of August 19, 2011 - iHealthBeat

Health IT Business News Roundup for the Week of August 19, 2011 iHealthBeat Christine Bechtel -- vice president of the National Partnership for Women and Families and a member of the Health IT Policy Committee -- has been named to the editorial ...

News Coverage | August 19, 2011

HHS approves IOM advice on women's preventive care - American Medical News

We are especially pleased that women will soon be able to access all approved contraceptive methods without co-pays or added cost, said Debra L. Ness, president of the ...

News Coverage | August 8, 2011

Obama administration supports mandatory birth control coverage, exempts ... - The Hill (blog)

Obama administration supports mandatory birth control coverage, exempts ... The Hill (blog) And Debra Ness of the National Partnership for Women and Families said her group was "disappointed" by the exemption. "That clause is unnecessary and ...

News Coverage | August 1, 2011

Birth Control Will Soon Be Co-Pay Free for Most US Women - PBS NewsHour

PBS NewsHour Debra L. Ness, president of National Partnership for Women & Families, wrote about "a new era for women's health." Planned Parenthood Federation of America ...

News Coverage | August 1, 2011

Is it true ACOs aren't going away? - Healthcare IT News (blog)

Is it true ACOs aren't going away? Healthcare IT News (blog) Debra Ness, president of the National Partnership for Women and Familiessaid, "When your really peal back the onion of what patients want, you get to the same patient-centered criteria ...

News Coverage | July 15, 2011

Momentum Builds for Guaranteed Paid Sick Days Legislation - In These Times

In These Times Momentum Builds for Guaranteed Paid Sick Days Legislation In These Times The organizers, most linked to either Family Values @ Work or the National Partnership for Women and Families, came from 23 states and the District of ...

News Coverage | July 13, 2011

Law would require paid sick leave

News Coverage | July 11, 2011

A broken slingshot - The National Law Journal

A broken slingshot The National Law Journal In an amicus brief I co-authored for the US Women's Chamber of Commerce, the National Partnership for Women & Families and the California Women Lawyers in the Dukes case, we detailed the historic role ...

News Coverage | July 8, 2011

Conn. becomes 1st state requiring paid sick time - MSN Money

Conn. becomes 1st state requiring paid sick time MSN Money Vicki Shabo, director of work and family programs at the National Partnership for Women and Families, called the Connecticut law a "historic first step that has provided a shot in the ...

News Coverage | July 5, 2011

CMS insists data sharing vital to ACO quality improvement efforts

News Coverage | June 28, 2011

Wal-Mart ruling raises bar for class actions

[image: Protesters hold signs in front of the Supreme Court building in Washington, D.C., last March. The Supreme Court ruled for Wal-Mart Stores Monday in the largest sex-discrimination lawsuit in history, saying class-action status for female ...

News Coverage | June 21, 2011

Justices Hand Wal-Mart Big Win in Class Action Battle - Corporate Counsel

Debra Ness, president of the National Partnership for Women & Families called the decision a "deep and painful disappointment to all of us who care about ending employment ...

News Coverage | June 20, 2011

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