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La séptima edición de la guía de la Ley de Ausencia Familiar y Médica diseñada para responder a las preguntas más frecuentes sobre cómo la ley funciona y las protecciones que proporciona.
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.
A fact sheet prepared by A Better Balance on the paid leave bill S. 4742 B.
A template that organizations can use to show support for the NY paid leave bill S.4742 B.
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.
In 2014, the National Partnership for Women & Families is urging members of Congress to stand up for women and families by supporting the following legislative agenda.
A 2013 letter urging members of Congress to establish a national paid sick days standard that would help working families meet their health and financial needs, while boosting business productivity and improving worker retention.
In the first months and years of life, babies discover the world through experiences with their parents and other caregivers.
When a new child is born or adopted, or a loved one becomes seriously ill, far too many workers are unable to take off from work. Without a right to paid family leave, workers are being forced to make impossible choices between their families and their economic security.
Sixth edition guide to the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) designed to answer frequently asked questions about how the law works and the protection it provides.
A new proposal for family and medical leave insurance, currently in development, would:
Every day, workers in the United States struggle to meet the demands of work and family because their workplaces lack basic family friendly policies. It is past time for workplaces to reflect the needs of today’s families, which include the ability to care for children, family members and elderly relatives while being productive, responsible employees.
I am writing to voice the North Carolina Justice Center’s concerns about the Working Families Flexibility Act (H.R. 1406), which allows employers to offer comp time instead of time-and-a-half pay to hourly, non-supervisory workers who work over 40 hours per week.
Submitted to the U.S. House Committee on Education and the Workforce Subcommittee on Workforce Protections Hearing on H.R. 1406, the Working Families Flexibility Act
The Working Families Flexibility Act, to be introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives the week of April 8, 2013 by Martha Roby (R-AL), claims to give working men and women in hourly jobs more time with their families by allowing them, through an agreement with their employer, to choose paid time off as compensation for working more than 40 hours in one week (“comp time”). This proposal is one of the centerpieces of House Majority Leader Eric Cantor’s “make life work” agenda.
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.
Every day, millions of workers in the United States are forced to jeopardize their wages and their jobs when they become sick or need to care for a sick child or loved one. For women – and particularly for women of color – the inability to earn paid sick days can have devastating consequences.
Wisconsin workers should be able to exercise their rights to paid leave under the Wisconsin Family and Medical Leave Act. But does the federal Employee Retirement Income Security Act nullify a provision of Wisconsin’s Family and Medical Leave Act that permits workers to substitute employer-provided paid leave for unpaid leave?
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