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State Senate OKs bill requiring employers to provide paid sick *...*

News Coverage | June 4, 2011

Conn. House debating paid sick leave bill - Victoria Advocate

"This is a symbol of progress for the movement and the fact that Connecticut is taking the lead really does provide a model and hope for the country," said Vicky Shabo, director of work and family programs at the Washington, D.C.-based National Partnership for Women and Families.

News Coverage | June 4, 2011

Groundbreaking Consumer Platform for Health IT Released - Healthcare IT News

... to which consumers, policy makers and other stakeholders can refer as we develop new policies," said Christine Bechtel, Vice President of the National Partnership for ...

News Coverage | May 9, 2011

Women take ownership in spite of pay gap - Bradenton Herald

A week or so later, new figures released by the National Partnership for Women & Families show the gender wage gap is as big as ever. Full-time working women in Florida are paid $7013 less ...

News Coverage | April 25, 2011

Study explains gender pay gap - Great Falls Tribune

It is long past time to close the gender-based wage gap, said Debra Ness, president of the National Partnership for Women & Families. "With women playing an increasingly important role as family ...

News Coverage | April 24, 2011

Marlo Thomas: Another Equal Pay Day? Really?

The Full Feed from ...

News Coverage | April 12, 2011

Mass. wage gap for women is nearly 12k, report says - Boston Globe

The difference between what a man earns in Massachusetts and what a woman earns is roughly equivalent to 88 weeks of groceries or a year's worth of rent, according to a new report ...

News Coverage | April 12, 2011

Colorado's wage gap worst for women of color, research says - Denver Post

Denver Post By Colleen O'Connor Women working full-time in Colorado are paid $9925 less per year than their male counterparts, according to new research released today by ...

News Coverage | April 12, 2011

Obama announces new effort to cut medical errors that cost thousands of lives ... - Los Angeles Times

lives ... Los Angeles Times Debra Ness, president of the National Partnership for Women and Families, a leading patient advocacy group, said Tuesday that ...

News Coverage | April 12, 2011

Happy Equal Pay Day! What's there to celebrate? - Hartford Courant (blog)

The National Partnership for Women & Families just released a study that said the average pay gap for women in Connecticut is $15487 a year. If things were equal, says the ...

News Coverage | April 12, 2011

Reform regulations fire up health debate - Politico

Politico The experiments are "at the heart of being able to get costs under control while improving care at the same time," said Debra Ness, president of the National Partnership for Women and ...

News Coverage | April 1, 2011

Wal-Mart sex-bias case could have wide impact

News Coverage | March 29, 2011

No More Senior Moments On The Health Law - Kaiser Health News

Judith L. Lichtman, Senior Adviser and former President of the National Partnership for Women & Families This week, my mother turns 97 and the Affordable Care Act turns one. I am 70. If ...

News Coverage | March 24, 2011

Connecticut *families* suffer when *women* have no paid sick days

News Coverage | March 23, 2011 | Work and Family

More women go to college, but wage gap remains - MarketWatch

More flexible workplaces are key to helping working mothers and fathers, said Portia Wu, vice president at the National Partnership for Women & Families, an advocacy group. "That includes ...

News Coverage | March 1, 2011

Consumer groups laud measures in Stage 2 - CMIO

The comments were organized by the National Partnership for Women & Families, which helps lead both the Consumer Partnership for e-Health and the Campaign for Better Care. They were also signed by ...

News Coverage | February 28, 2011

Hey, Doctors: Who Loves You? Hint: It's Not the GOP

News Coverage | February 22, 2011

US Delegation to the 55th Session of the UN Commission on the *...*

News Coverage | February 22, 2011

Families face cuts in federal budget proposals - MarketWatch

Meanwhile, National Partnership for Women & Families has described the House Republicans' fiscal 2011 proposal as "catastrophic" for women and working ...

News Coverage | February 15, 2011

Abortion battle heats up - Politico

“We certainly have allies in the Senate, but I’m too experienced to say this could never [pass],” said Judy Lichtman, a senior adviser at the National Partnership for Women and Families. “Terrible amendments have been introduced to must-pass bills where lots of other things are at stake. To argue that this would never happen would give women and families a false sense of security. With the anti-choice forces in the Senate, I’m very nervous.”

News Coverage | February 9, 2011

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