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Continuous Support for Women During Childbirth: 2017 Cochrane Review Update Key Takeaways

Paid Sick Days: Busting Common Myths With Facts and Evidence

FACT SHEET | Evidence from existing paid sick days laws dispels myths and misconceptions about the effects of paid sick days laws and, along with growing public demand and continued state and local advancements, paves the way toward a much-needed national standard.

Paid Sick Days Lead to Cost Savings for All

FACT SHEET | A fact sheet on how paid sick days lead to reduced government spending, savings for employers, economic security for families and a stronger economy.

The MACRA Quality Payment Program 2018 Proposed Rule Slides

MACRAevolution July 11 Webinar

Joint coalition webinar on QPP CY 2018 NPRM

State Paid Family Leave Laws

CHART | A detailed summary of existing family leave laws in California, New Jersey, Rhode Island, Washington, New York and D.C.

July Paid Sick Days Victories Tweet Storm Sample Content

Sample content from the coalition for a #paidsickdays and #protectsickdays tweet storm in honor of July effective date victories

Group Letter to Congress in Support of Real Paid Leave (2017)

A letter from more than 340 organizations and companies to Congress urging them to support real paid leave and to reject alternatives, like the Trump administration's FY 2018 budget proposal

Bad Medicine: How a Political Agenda is Undermining Women's Health Care in Louisiana (Issue Brief)

Letter to Congress Supporting Strong Paid Family and Medical Leave and Opposing Trump Administration Paid Leave Proposal

states highest need paid family medical leave

states highest need paid family medical leave

Fathers Need Paid Family and Medical Leave

FACT SHEET | A national paid family and medical leave insurance program would provide mothers and fathers with much-needed pay when they need time off for family or medical reasons.

Our Aging, Caring Nation: Why a U.S. Paid Leave Plan Must Provide More Than Time to Care for New Children

ISSUE BRIEF | An analysis of research on the health, financial and economic effects of paid leave policies, along with demographic and labor force data from all 50 states and the District of Columbia.

Testimony of Sarah Fleisch Fink, National Partnership, to General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Joint Committee on Labor and Workforce Development, H. 2172, S. 1048

Director of Workplace Policy and Senior Counsel Sarah Fleisch Fink urges the committee to advance the strongest possible versions of H. 2172 and S. 1048.

Caregiving Brief - Combined Charts

Combined charts link to in A Caring, Aging Nation brief

Caregiving Brief - 55+ Labor Force Participation Rates

55+ labor force participation by state, linked to in A Caring, Aging Nation brief

Caregiving Brief - Gender Labor Force Participation Rate

Gender labor force participation rate chart, linked to in A Caring, Aging Nation brief

Caregiving Brief - Birth Rate Chart

Birth rates by state, linked to in A Caring, Aging Nation brief

Oppose the Trump Paid Leave Sham/Support Real Paid Leave

Dear Members of Congress: On behalf of the undersigned organizations and the tens of millions of working families we represent, we urge you to stand with working families across the nation by committing to support a strong, responsible national paid family and medical leave policy and reject harmful alternatives.

Reasonable Accommodations for Pregnant Workers: State and Local Laws

A summary of existing state and local laws that require employers to provide reasonable accommodations to pregnant workers.

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