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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

'They Don't Negotiate': Why Young Women College Graduates Are Still Paid Less ... - Huffington Post

Huffington Post The National Partnership for Women & Families reports that, among full-time workers in the population as a whole, women still earn only 77 cents ...

News Coverage | June 13, 2011

Michelle Obama, First Feminist, Takes on 'Women's Issues'Carefully - The Nation.

Though appearing at an event for a pro-choice organization - especially one at which the director, Debra Ness, decried "the vicious attack on women's health care" - ...

News Coverage | June 10, 2011

First Lady Michelle Obama Addresses the National Partnership for Women and ... - The White House (blog)

... The White House (blog) First Lady Michelle Obama speaks at the 40th anniversary of the National Partnership for Women & Families at the ...

News Coverage | June 10, 2011

Conn. Senate begins debate on paid sick leave measure that could *...*

News Coverage | June 4, 2011

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

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