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OCTOBER 2014 | An analysis of what the gender-based wage gap costs Hawaii women and their families.
OCTOBER 2014 | An analysis of what the gender-based wage gap costs Washington women and their families.
A letter from the National Partnership and partner organizations expressing support for the nominations of David Lopez and Charlotte Burrows as EEOC General Counsel and Commissioner, respectively.
In just three months since the publication of Expecting Better, states have continued to make progress for working families. This update captures these essential and much-needed developments.
On average, women use the health care system to a greater extent than men, and thus stand to benefit more from greater access to their own health information and electronic tools that help them manage their health and coordinate their care.
The amici argue that denying pregnant workers job modifications that are granted to others similar in their ability or inability violates the Pregnancy Discrimination Act and contravenes sound health, economic and social policy.
Many women of childbearing age will gain access to affordable health insurance for the first time as a result of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Thanks to the ACA, eligibility for Medicaid will be expanded and more affordable health insurance plans will be offered to individuals in state-based health insurance marketplaces.
Today more than ever, there is greater recognition within health care organizations that patient- and family-centered care (PFCC) is an effective strategy for achieving the Triple Aim.
For the last few decades, most federal funding for sex education has been dedicated to abstinence-only until marriage education. Abstinence-only education has not been shown to reduce teen sexual activity, pregnancy or Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs).
Many women have questions about health insurance, the new insurance marketplace, and how to choose the best health plan for themselves and their families. While every family will have unique health care needs, the following information can help women make the best choices.
National Partnership Vice President Vicki Shabo testifies before U.S. Senate HELP Committee's Subcommittee on Children and Families on the importance of paid family and medical leave
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.
FACT SHEET | Details on a bill that would return health care decision making to women and their health care providers.
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.
Across the country, politicians are playing doctor — pushing for laws that intrude into exam rooms and conflict with professional and ethical standards of medical care. This report summarizes these "bad medicines" laws through June 1, 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.
Taking a patient- and family-centered approach to care has consistently been shown to improve the quality, safety and experience of care.
A fact sheet prepared by A Better Balance on the paid leave bill S. 4742 B.
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