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FACT SHEET | Details on federally proposed funding to support states considering paid family and medical leave programs.
In 2015, the National Partnership for Women & Families is urging members of Congress to stand up for women and families by supporting the following legislative agenda.
FACT SHEET | A growing body of evidence assessing existing laws shows that paid sick days make business and economic sense.
The average woman who wants two children spends three decades – more than three-quarters of her reproductive life – trying to avoid pregnancy.1 It’s no wonder that more than 99 percent of women have used contraception at some point in their lives.
Policymakers can help promote safe, healthy childbirth experiences for women and babies in the United States with wiser use of resources.
A key goal of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) was to create an insurance market in which consumers would have the ability to compare coverage options across standardized criteria and identify the plan that best meets their families’ health care needs.
The Campaign for Better Care (CBC) (led by the National Partnership for Women & Families) appreciates the opportunity to comment on the Medicare Shared Savings Program (MSSP) proposed rule.
FACT SHEET | The Healthy Families Act would set a national paid sick days standard – a critical step toward meeting the health and financial needs of working families.
Five states and Puerto Rico provide partial wage replacement for workers who are unable to work due to non-work related injuries or illnesses, including pregnancy.
CHART | A detailed summary of existing family leave laws in California, New Jersey, Rhode Island and Washington.
Following the first anniversary of Rhode Island's paid family leave program, this analysis compares the program's first year to the first years of similar programs in California and New Jersey.
2015 is the 22nd anniversary of the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA). It is time to advance the FMLA’s promise of a family friendly America.
MSSP ACO Comments for CBC Coalition Sign-on (2.3.15)
A letter from women's organizations urging Senator Reid to protect the provisions of the Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces Executive Order.
Chairman Alexander, Ranking Member Murray, Members of the Committee, my name is Judith Lichtman, and I am Senior Advisor at the National Partnership for Women & Families. Thank you for the opportunity to offer recommendations on ensuring nondiscrimination in employer wellness programs, to be considered today in conjunction with the committee’s hearing.
A list of dates in 2015 that offer opportunities to highlight work and family issues.
A summary of three types of public leave policies that address the health and caregiving needs of today's working families - unpaid FMLA leave, paid family and medical leave, and paid sick and safe days.
FACT SHEET | Too many new parents and younger federal employees are forced to choose between their paychecks and caring for a new child.
Background information, talking points and templates on the Obama administration's activity in support of paid sick days and paid leave policies in January 2015
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