National Partnership for Women & Families

Research Library

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Peggy Young and the Fight for Workplace Equality for Pregnant Workers

ISSUE BRIEF | The question before the U.S. Supreme Court in Young v. UPS is whether, and in what circumstances, an employer that accommodates non-pregnant employees must accommodate pregnant employees.


FMLA Place of Celebration Comment Template Additional Language


Schedules that Work Act Section-by-Section


The Women's Health Protection Act: Protecting the Patient-Provider Relationship

FACT SHEET | Details on a bill that would return health care decision making to women and their health care providers.


Bad Medicine

States across the country are increasingly enacting laws mandating how health care providers must practice medicine, regardless of the provider’s professional judgment and the needs of his or her patients. As this report explains, these laws undermine the high quality, patient-centered care that health care providers and advocates strive to achieve. They are political infringement on the provision of health care – they are Bad Medicine.


Expecting Better: A State-by-State Analysis of Laws That Help New Parents (2014)

REPORT | Expecting Better is a comprehensive analysis of state laws and regulations governing paid leave and workplace rights for new parents in the United States.


Measuring Impact of Patient- and Family-Centered Care

Taking a patient- and family-centered approach to care has consistently been shown to improve the quality, safety and experience of care.


New York Paid Family Leave Insurance Act Fact Sheet

A fact sheet prepared by A Better Balance on the paid leave bill S. 4742 B.


New York Paid Leave Memorandum of Support

A template that organizations can use to show support for the NY paid leave bill S.4742 B.


Survivors of Domestic and Sexual Violence Need Paid “Safe Days”

FACT SHEET | On the need for the country's workplace policies to provide domestic and sexual violence survivors the support and job protection they need to recover - through a paid sick and safe days standard.


Why the Affordable Care Act Matters for Women: Health Insurance 101

Women need the right tools and information to access affordable, quality care and make the best health care choices for their families and for themselves.


CPeH 2015 Edition Certification NPRM Comment Letter

Consumer Partnership for eHealth comment letter on ONC's proposed rule for the 2015 Edition Certification of EHRs


Rhode Island Women and the Wage Gap

An analysis showing just how much the gender-based wage gap costs Rhode Island women and their families.


Maine Women and the Wage Gap

An analysis showing just how much the gender-based wage gap costs Maine women and their families.


New Hampshire Women and the Wage Gap

An analysis showing just how much the gender-based wage gap costs New Hampshire women and their families.


Wisconsin Women and the Wage Gap

An analysis showing just how much the gender-based wage gap costs Wisconsin women and their families.


Connecticut Women and the Wage Gap

An analysis showing just how much the gender-based wage gap costs Connecticut women and their families.


Mississippi Women and the Wage Gap

An analysis showing just how much the gender-based wage gap costs Mississippi women and their families.


Tennessee Women and the Wage Gap

An analysis showing just how much the gender-based wage gap costs Tennessee women and their families.


Nevada Women and the Wage Gap

An analysis showing just how much the gender-based wage gap costs Nevada women and their families.


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