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

"It's natural that if you're worrying about the size of a soda," says Vicki Shabo, director of work and family programs at Washington DC's National Partnership of Women & Families, "you're also worrying whether the person serving it to you had no choice but to sneeze in it."

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

Workplace policies are failing working moms, say Latina advocates - NBC Latino

NBC Latino Workplace policies are failing working moms, say Latina advocates NBC Latino "Nearly 12 million Latinos - almost 60 percent of the Hispanic workforce, have no access to a paid sick day," says Leticia Mederos, vice president of the ...

News Coverage | June 28, 2012

Women want it all? It's time to fight for it - msnbc.com

Women want it all? It's time to fight for it msnbc.com Change needs to happen on a larger scale as well, maintained Debra L. Ness, president of the National Partnership for Women & Families. "Most of America's women and their families are ...

News Coverage | June 25, 2012

Editorial: Legislate not that which is too private to mention - STLtoday.com

Editorial: Legislate not that which is too private to mention STLtoday.com The same holds true in Missouri, according to a study released last month by the National Partnership for Women & Families. Where will it end? Certainly not with Ms. Brown ...

News Coverage | June 22, 2012

What's At Stake For Women If SCOTUS Overturns The Health Law - Kaiser Health News

What's At Stake For Women If SCOTUS Overturns The Health Law Kaiser Health News ... aimed at slowing health care costs by changing the way doctors and hospitals are paid, make the law "the most important advance for women's health in decades," ...

News Coverage | June 19, 2012

Gender Pay Equality Bill - C-SPAN Video Library

Judith Lichtman and Sabrina Schaeffer discussed possible ramifications from the Senate’s Gender Pay Equality Bill. Guests took viewer questions via phone.

News Coverage | June 11, 2012

Gender Wage Gap, Myth or Real? - KUHF-FM

Gender Wage Gap, Myth or Real? KUHF-FM Sarah Crawford with the National Partnership for Women and Families says things have improved since the day of Archie Bunker, but says the wage gap still ...

News Coverage | June 6, 2012

What the Paycheck Fairness Act Means to New Mexico Children - Public News Service

What the Paycheck Fairness Act Means to New Mexico Children Public News Service Sarah Crawford, director of workplace fairness for the National Partnership for Women and Families, says that in New Mexico, the pay gap results in an average ... ...

News Coverage | June 4, 2012

New report card on family leave: Many states fail - Fox News

New report card on family leave: Many states fail Fox News The report card was issued by the National Partnership for Women & Families , a non-profit advocacy group. Only two states received an A-, California and Connecticut (no states scored an ...

News Coverage | May 31, 2012

Patient-Centeredness Crucial to ACO Success - Becker's Hospital Review

A new white paper issued by the National Partnership for Women & Familiesand Highland Park, Ill.-based Health Quality Advisors discusses crucial strategies ...

News Coverage | May 31, 2012

After Mother's Day, Still Talking Family - New York Times (blog)

After Mother's Day, Still Talking Family New York Times (blog) Advocacy organizations, like the National Partnership for Women and Families with its state-by-state analysis of laws regarding parental leave and Save the ...

News Coverage | May 14, 2012

Honor working moms on Mother's Day - Politico

Politico Rep. Miller (D-Calif.) is senior Democratic member of the House Committee on Education and Workforce. Debra L. Ness is the president of the National Partnership for Women & Families. Denmark's ...

News Coverage | May 13, 2012

Top 10 states for working moms - Christian Science Monitor

Christian Science Monitor Top 10 states for working moms Christian Science Monitor In honor of Mother's Day, here are the Top 10 states that best support new working mothers, according to the National Partnership for Women and Families. Can you ...

News Coverage | May 13, 2012

Gender-based wage gaps persist in state and nation - Baltimore Sun

Windsor Mill resident Alison Assanah-Carroll was not surprised by the finding from the National Partnership for Women & Families, which showed that nearly a half-century after the ...

News Coverage | April 22, 2012

Pay Gap Persists in Female-Dominated Career Fields - Chicago Tribune

Chicago Tribune Women with professional degrees are paid just 67 cents for every dollar paid to men with professional degrees, according to the National Partnership for Women & ...

News Coverage | April 18, 2012

Off the clock: Employees fighting for overtime pay - msnbc.com (blog)

msnbc.com (blog) "There's been more pressure on workers to work more hours," said Letty Mederos, vice president of work and family programs for the National Partnership for Women ...

News Coverage | April 18, 2012

Physician Specialty Groups Target Unnecessary Procedures - Health Affairs (blog)

Physician Specialty Groups Target Unnecessary Procedures Health Affairs (blog) Consumer Reports is also involved in the effort, as are eleven other groups including the National Business Group on Health, the Leapfrog Group, SEIU, the National ...

News Coverage | April 4, 2012

Health Care Spending On Unnecessary Tests Discouraged By Major Medical Groups - Huffington Post

Huffington Post The American Board of Internal Medicine Foundation organized the campaign, which is also supported by the Service Employees International Union, the ...

News Coverage | April 4, 2012

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