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2015 Annual Luncheon Invitation

Luncheon invitation with reply card


State and Local Action on Paid Sick Days

Detailed summaries of state and local paid sick days campaigns, activity and legislation.


Coalition for Better Care (CBC) Comments on Next Generation ACO Model

The Coalition for Better Care (CBC) appreciates the opportunity to comment on the Next Generation Accountable Care Organization (ACO) Model Request for Applications (RFA).


Not Enough Family Friendly Policies: High Stakes for Women and Families

FACT SHEET | Women make up nearly half of the U.S. workforce and are the primary or co-breadwinners in two-thirds of families. But our nation’s public policies don’t reflect this reality.


How Accountable Care Impacts the Way Consumers Receive Care

In Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs), physicians, hospitals and other health care providers work together to improve the quality and coordination of health care services for a population of patients.


Paid Sick Days: Low Cost, High Reward for Workers, Families and Communities

FACT SHEET | A growing body of evidence assessing existing laws shows that paid sick days make business and economic sense.


Paid Sick Days -- Teleconference Recording -- Senator Murray -- April 23, 2015

Senator Murray discusses the next steps for the Healthy Families Act, April 23, 2015.


Pregnant Workers Fairness Act Coalition Letter


Statement on Mandating Health Care Professionals Provide Unsubstantiated Medical Information, April 2015

Coalition to Protect the Patient-Provider Relationship Statement on Mandating Health Care Professionals Provide Unsubstantiated Medical Information


The Pregnant Workers Fairness Act: A Section-by-Section Summary

A section-by-section summary of the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act, which would ensure reasonable workplace accommodations for pregnant women who need them.


The Paycheck Fairness Act

FACT SHEET | Enactment of the Paycheck Fairness Act would be a critical step forward in the fight for fair pay for women.


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.


An Unlevel Playing Field: America’s Gender-Based Wage Gap, Binds of Discrimination, And A Path Forward

ISSUE BRIEF | A report that finds that America’s gender-based wage gap is pervasive and has a disproportionate impact on the country’s mothers, especially single mothers and mothers of color.


CPeH Comments on Nationwide Interoperability Roadmap

The Consumer Partnership for eHealth's (CPeH) Comments on the draft Shared Nationwide Interoperability Roadmap delivered to Dr. Karen DeSalvo, National Coordinator for Health Information Technology, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.


Supporting State Investment in Paid Family and Medical Leave

FACT SHEET | Details on federally proposed funding to support states considering paid family and medical leave programs.


Latinas and the Wage Gap

FACT SHEET | A look at what the wage gap means for Latinas, especially in the 20 states with the largest populations of employed Latina women.


FAMILY Act Coalition Letter to Congress 2015

On behalf of the undersigned organizations and the tens of millions of working families we represent, we urge you to become a co-sponsor of the Family And Medical Insurance Leave Act (FAMILY Act).


Young v. UPS Decision Toolkit

Today the Supreme Court decided Young v. UPS, a pregnancy discrimination case that will have a major impact on the health and economic security of women and families across the country.


African American Women and the Wage Gap

FACT SHEET | A look at what the wage gap means for African American women, especially in the 20 states with the largest populations of employed African American women.


The Affordable Care Act: Five Years of Progress

The fifth anniversary of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) – the greatest advance for women’s health in a generation – is March 23, 2015. Five years after the law was enacted, the ACA has already helped millions of women and families and it is poised to help millions more.


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