National Partnership for Women & Families

Press Releases

Nomination of Rep. Tom Price for Health and Human Services Secretary ‘Extremely Disappointing,’ Ness Says

Statement of Debra L. Ness, President, National Partnership for Women & Families

Press Statement | Debra L. Ness | November 29, 2016 | Health Care, Reproductive Health

Millions of Women, Workers Will Suffer If Injunction Against Overtime Rule Stands

Statement of Debra L. Ness, President, National Partnership for Women & Families

Press Statement | Debra L. Ness | November 22, 2016 | Workplace Fairness

Most Women in Fast Food Industry Cannot Earn Paid Sick Time, Have Gone to Work with ‘Troubling Symptoms,’ Survey Finds

New Poll Shows Significant Disparities in Paid Sick Days Access by Income and Region

Press Release | November 22, 2016 | Work and Family

As Pregnancy Discrimination Act Turns 38, New Analysis Shows Unlawful Treatment of Women in the Workplace Remains Widespread

U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission Data Show Reports of Pregnancy Discrimination Span Industries, States, and Races and Ethnicities

Press Release | October 31, 2016 | Workplace Fairness

‘Midwest Momentum’ Continues as Illinois’ Cook County Approves Region’s Fourth Paid Sick Days Law This Year

Statement of Debra L. Ness, President, National Partnership for Women & Families

Press Statement | Debra L. Ness | October 5, 2016 | Work and Family

Survey Shows Two in Five Women in Fast-Food Industry Face Sexual Harassment on the Job

Forty-Two Percent Feel Forced to Accept Abuse Because They Can’t Afford to Lose Their Job

Press Release | October 5, 2016 | Workplace Fairness

‘Historic Steps Forward in the Fight for Paid Sick Days and Fair Pay,’ Ness Says, Lauding Obama Administration for Two Actions

Statement of Debra L. Ness, President, National Partnership for Women & Families

Press Statement | Debra L. Ness | September 29, 2016 | Workplace Fairness, Work and Family

A Punitive Double Bind: Families Suffer When States Deny Abortion Coverage and Fail to Support Expecting and New Parents

Analysis Identifies Worst States for Low-Income Women, Marks 40 Years of Hyde Amendment

Press Release | September 27, 2016 | Reproductive Health, Work and Family

Imperative for National Paid Leave Program is Urgent, But It Must Be Strong and Inclusive, Nation’s Paid Leave Leader Says

Statement of Debra L. Ness, President, National Partnership for Women & Families

Press Statement | Debra L. Ness | September 13, 2016 | Work and Family

New Census Data Show the Gender Wage Gap is ‘Persistent, Pernicious and Especially Punishing’ to Key Groups of America’s Women

Statement of Debra L. Ness, President, National Partnership for Women & Families

Press Statement | Debra L. Ness | September 13, 2016 | Workplace Fairness

Obama Administration’s Proposed Rule Can Help Take Politics Out of Women’s Health

Statement of Debra L. Ness, President, National Partnership for Women & Families

Press Statement | Debra L. Ness | September 7, 2016 | Reproductive Health

A Win for Minnesota: State’s Two Most Populous Cities Will Soon Guarantee Paid Sick Days as St. Paul’s City Council Approves Ordinance

Statement of Debra L. Ness, President, National Partnership for Women & Families

Press Statement | Debra L. Ness | September 7, 2016 | Work and Family

Leading Consumer, Patient, Labor Groups Urge CMS to Maintain Robust Consumer eHealth Requirements

Consumer Partnership for eHealth Files Comments on Proposed Reductions to Meaningful Use Stage 2 and 3 Rules

Press Release | September 6, 2016 | Health Information Technology (IT)

New Federal Contract Regulations ‘Significantly Strengthen Our Nation’s Commitment to Fairness,’ Women’s Leader Says

Statement of Debra L. Ness, President, National Partnership for Women & Families

Press Statement | Debra L. Ness | August 24, 2016 | Workplace Fairness, Work and Family

Ness Calls New Overtime Rule a ‘Badly Needed Economic Lifeline for Millions of Women’

Statement of Debra L. Ness, President, National Partnership for Women & Families

Press Statement | Debra L. Ness | August 14, 2016 | Work and Family

New Labor Department Grants Reflect ‘A Powerful and Impressive Commitment’ by the Obama Administration to Advancing Paid Leave, Women’s Leader Says

Statement of Debra L. Ness, President, National Partnership for Women & Families

Press Statement | Debra L. Ness | August 9, 2016 | Work and Family

Expecting Better: New Study Lauds Advances But Gives 27 States Grades of ‘D’ or ‘F’ for Failing to Support New Parents in the Workplace

New State-by-State Analysis Reinforces the Need for Congress to Advance Paid Leave and Other Family Friendly Policies

Press Release | August 3, 2016 | Workplace Fairness, Work and Family

Publication of Hospital Star Ratings by CMS is a ‘Huge Step Forward,’ Consumer Leader Says

Statement of Debra L. Ness, President, National Partnership for Women & Families

Press Statement | Debra L. Ness | July 27, 2016 | Health Care

Paid Sick Days Victories Are Having a ‘Meaningful Impact,’ According to New Federal Data, But 41 Million Workers Still Cannot Earn Paid Sick Time

Press Statement | Debra L. Ness | July 22, 2016 | Work and Family

New Polls in 15 Key States Show Strong Public Support for Paid Leave, Policies That Help Working Families – And Officials Who Champion Them

Press Release | July 13, 2016 | Work and Family

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