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Celebrating 25 Years of the FMLA With a Resounding Call for Paid Leave for All
As this wrap up shows, there is tremendous strength, diversity, passion and clout behind the vibrant movement to win paid family and medical leave for all.
A Big Step: D.C. City Council Holds First Hearing on Paid Leave Proposal
Exactly one week ago, the D.C. City Council held its first hearing on the Universal Paid Leave Act of 2015, a proposal that would create a much-needed paid family and medical leave insurance program that would make paid leave accessible to virtually every worker in the District.
Recognizing National Family Caregivers Month
In recognition of National Family Caregivers Month in November, the broad-based coalition of organizations pushing for the Family And Medical Insurance Leave (FAMILY) Act are rallying online...
A Day to Remember, A March That Must Continue
On August 28, 1963, hundreds of thousands of men and women came together in Washington, D.C., for the historic March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom. Fifty years later, the march continues.
Fair Pay Depends on a Fair Minimum Wage
People across the country are rallying in their communities and online today to mark the four-year anniversary of the last federal minimum wage increase, and to call on Congress to prioritize passage of a measure that would help bring it up-to-date.
A Day of Action on Fair Pay
Monday marks the 50th anniversary of the Equal Pay Act — a 1963 law aimed at closing the gap between the wages of men and women. But, despite this landmark law, a significant gender-based wage gap persists.
Same-Sex Couples Deserve Equal Protection Under the Law
Today, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in the first of two cases that could significantly affect same-sex couples in this country.
Paid Sick Days Bill Passes in Portland!
Just moments ago, the Portland City Council voted unanimously to approve an ordinance that will let tens of thousands of workers in Portland earn the paid sick days they need.
Back to the Office at Yahoo
National Partnership President Debra Ness talks to the New York Times about Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer's decision to end the company's work-from-home policy.
What a Celebration! The FMLA at 20
This month, the National Partnership, along with other advocates, workers and lawmakers, celebrated the 20th anniversary of the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) - the first and only national law to help workers balance the demands of job and family.
National Partnership Vice President Leticia Mederos Honored
The National Partnership is so proud that, as part of its 2012 Gala today, the Committee for Education Funding (CEF) presented our own Leticia Mederos with a staff recognition award.
Because Everyone Matters
The National Partnership is proud to support the new Everyone Matters campaign.
Violence Against Women Should Not be a Partisan Issue
Women's groups in the HERvotes coalition rallied in the blogosphere last week to call for the extension of the Violence Against Women Act's lifesaving programs and services for another five years.
AIDS Memorial Quilt Month-Long Display Begins Saturday
Starting this weekend, those in the Washington, D.C. area have a rare chance to view a powerful and poignant reminder of the impact of HIV/AIDS.
The National Partnership is excited to announce our new blog, "From the Desk of...."