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Fast Food Protests Bring Out the Twitter Fan Mail - Women's eNews

News Coverage | December 6, 2013

To Make Hospitals Less Deadly, a Dose of Data - New York Times' "Fixes"

“There is no longer a question of whether or not people have a right to information about quality, and that hospitals should be transparent and accountable,” said Debra L. Ness, the president of the National Partnership for Women and Families.

News Coverage | December 4, 2013

Real Family Values: Paid Family Leave - Center for American Progress

News Coverage | December 3, 2013

Health Insurance Exchanges: What Are You Really Buying Into? - LearnVest

Lauren Kennedy, senior health policy counsel for the National Partnership for Women & Families, says a pregnant woman like Stanley is going to be better off picking a policy from an exchange than trying to strike out on her own.

News Coverage | December 2, 2013

Justices to Consider If Secular Companies Can Deny Women Contraceptive Coverage - Bloomberg BNA

Debra L. Ness, president of the National Partnership for Women& Families, said there is “a tremendous amount at stake” in these cases. The court's ultimate decision “will have a profound impact on women's health and well-being,” she said.

News Coverage | December 2, 2013

Supreme Court to Consider Birth Control Mandate - MedPage Today

"We urge the court to uphold the contraceptive coverage requirement, and let doctors and their patients decide which health services women need," Debra Ness, president of the National Partnership for Women & Families, said in a statement. "No woman should be denied coverage for birth control because of where she works."

News Coverage | November 26, 2013

50 years after Equal Pay Act women still earn less - News 2 ABC

News Coverage | November 25, 2013

Consumer Coalition Recommends Policies for Future of Health IT Incentive Program - Bloomberg BNA

News Coverage | November 21, 2013

Advocacy org releases framework on care plans - Clinical Innovation + Technology

The Consumer Partnership for eHealth, which represents advocacy organizations, released its framework for CarePlans 2.0, which the organizations describe as "the next generation" of care plans.

News Coverage | November 21, 2013

Consumer Groups Push a New View of Care Planning - Health Data Management

News Coverage | November 20, 2013

Person-Centered Care for People with Dementia: Opportunities and Challenges - American Society on Aging

News Coverage | November 19, 2013

Hearing Held in East Goshen on Truitt Family Leave Legislation - Pennsylvania News & Buzz

News Coverage | November 18, 2013

Gillibrand Steps Up for Working Women - The American Prospect

According to Shabo, because the FAMILY Act would act as social insurance rather than a labor standard, it isn’t meant to supplant the FMLA. “Ideally, we see FMLA expansion moving on a parallel track, so that we’re also providing greater access to the FMLA for folks,” Shabo says.

News Coverage | November 14, 2013

Advocates Prepare for Next Round in New York Women’s Equality Act - Colorlines

News Coverage | November 12, 2013

Advocates Say It's Time for State to Mandate and Expand Paid Sick Leave - NJ Spotlight

News Coverage | November 8, 2013

Graham introduces ‘historic’ 20-week abortion ban; says no primary politics at play - The Washington Times

“Make no mistake, this legislation is being proposed as a next step by those who aim to overturn Roe v. Wade. It is blatantly unconstitutional, banning abortion before viability and violating women’s fundamental right to make the very personal decision whether or not to continue a pregnancy,’ said Andrea Friedman, director of reproductive health programs at the National Partnership for Women and Families.

News Coverage | November 7, 2013

APHA approves policy statements on paid leave and workplace injury prevention - ScienceBlogs

News Coverage | November 6, 2013

Why Partnering with Patients and Families Can Improve Health Care - PCORI

News Coverage | November 4, 2013

Two GNC managers fight ban on overtime - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

"There are a number of reports that have come out about wage theft, which is depriving workers of overtime pay," said Vicki Shabo, director of work and family programs for the National Partnership for Women & Families.

News Coverage | October 26, 2013 | Work and Family

Looking at Seattle’s gender pay gap - The Capitol Hill Times

News Coverage | October 24, 2013

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