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The National Partnership for Women & Families strongly supports allowing research using Somatic Cell Nuclear Transfer (SCNT), commonly known as therapeutic cloning. The purpose of this technology is to develop treatments for diseases and give millions of people access to life-saving therapies using their own DNA.
We the undersigned women’s rights, civil rights, and human rights organizations write to express our strong opposition to the confirmation of D. Michael Fisher to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit.
Women, Work and Family Health: A Balancing Act, 2003, Issue Brief, An Update on Women's Healthy Policy, The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation
The testimony of Alice M. Weiss, the Director of Health Policy at the National Partnership for Women & Families, before the U.S. House Committee on Education and the Workforce Subcommittee on Employer-Employee Relations on “H.R. 660, The Small Business Health Fairness Act.”
The testimony of Judith L. Lichtman, President of the National Partnership for Women & Families, before the U.S. Senate Small Business & Entrepreneurship Committee on “The Small Business Health Care Crisis: Possible Solutions.”
Barriers to and opportunities for better federal government support for working families and communities are directly linked to governmental support at all other levels. In this era of renewed emphasis on federalism, work-family advocates cannot ignore state and local government venues, as illustrated in the nine-year effort to get the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) enacted.
This guidebook for departments of social services (DSS) is one in a series explaining the law to pregnant and parenting adolescents, their parents, and the professionals who work with them.
This guidebook for health care providers is the ﬁrst in a series explaining the law to pregnant and parenting adolescents, their parents, and the professionals who care for these young women.
An act to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to improve portability and continuity of health insurance coverage in the group and individual markets, to combat waste, fraud, and abuse in health insurance and health care delivery, to promote the use of medical savings accounts, to improve access to long-term care services and coverage, to simplify the administration of health insurance, and for other purposes.
Maryland workers need public policies that allow them to better manage the dual demands of work and family. Family friendly workplace laws help workers maintain their economic security when they give birth, adopt, raise children or grandchildren, deal with illness, and care for parents, grandparents, spouses or partners.
Medicare is a linchpin of financial and health security for millions of older women – including more than 178,000 older women in New Mexico – guaranteeing them coverage for affordable, quality health care.
We, the undersigned women’s rights organizations, write to express our strong opposition to the nomination of Jeffrey Sutton to the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit. Jeffrey Sutton is an experienced Supreme Court litigator who has gained prominence because of his staunch advocacy in favor of states’ rights and elevating state sovereignty over Congress’ power to protect civil rights.
The National Partnership for Women & Families opposes the nomination of Charles W. Pickering to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit.
More than 1.8 million Pennsylvania workers - about 39 percent of the state's private-sector workforce - are not able to take a paid sick day when they are ill.
Medicare is a linchpin of financial and health security for millions of older women – including more than 126,000 older women in Idaho – guaranteeing them coverage for affordable, quality health care.
A bill in the New York City Council guaranteeing workers the right to earn paid sick leave is closely modeled on a law enacted by San Francisco in 2007.
The latest charge statistics released by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) raise serious concerns about the persistence of on-the-job discrimination. The number of charges received by the EEOC in FY2008 increased significantly in all categories
We, the undersigned organizations, express our strong support for an appropriation of $23 million for the State Paid Leave Fund within the U.S. Department of Labor. Grants made from this fund will assist states in planning, startup and outreach activities related to paid family and medical leave programs.
In New Hampshire, on average, a woman who holds a full-time job is paid $41,021 per year while a man who holds a full-time job is paid $53,033 per year. This means that women in New Hampshire are paid 77 cents for every dollar paid to men, amounting to a yearly gap of $12,012 between men and women who work full time in the state.
In the Portland metro area, on average, a woman who holds a full-time job is paid $39,969 per year while a man who holds a full-time job is paid $50,687 per year. This means that women in the Portland area are paid 79 cents for every dollar paid to men in the area, amounting to a yearly gap of $10,718 between men and women who work full time.
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