National Partnership for Women & Families

Research Library: Paid Leave

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Paid Family and Medical Leave: Busting 10 Common Myths with Facts and Evidence

There is a growing body of evidence that shows paid leave is the right policy for workers, families, businesses and the country, but misconceptions and unfounded concerns can threaten progress.


Key Features of a Paid Family and Medical Leave Program that Meets the Needs of Working Families

By the National Partnership and the Center for American Progress | The United States should adopt a paid leave policy that covers all workers and is accessible, comprehensive, affordable and inclusive.


September 29, 2014 FAMILY Act and Work and Family coalition meeting agenda


Op-Ed Resources: FAMILY Act Coalition Toolkit


FAMILY Act Coalition Letter to Congress

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 of 2013 (FAMILY Act).


Strong Families Act (HR 5173/S 26227) Summary


Businesses in Support of the FAMILY Act


Testimony of Vicki Shabo Before U.S. Senate HELP Committee Subcommittee on Children and Families

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


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.


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.


New York Paid Family Leave Insurance Save the Date

A flyer for a press conference and lobby day in support of the paid leave bill S. 4742 B.


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.


Senator Gillibrand FAMILY Act Dear Colleague


Senator Gillibrand State Paid Leave Fund Letter


Anzalone Liszt and Feldman Group Feb. 5 Poll Findings Memo

Anzalone Liszt Grove Research and The Feldman Group, Inc. conducted a national survey commissioned by American Women, the Rockefeller Family Fund, and the National Partnership for Women & Families.


The Child Development Case for a National Paid Family & Medical Leave Insurance Program (The FAMILY Act)

In the first months and years of life, babies discover the world through experiences with their parents and other caregivers.


Family and Medical Insurance Leave Act Section-by-Section


FAMILY Act Draft


FAMILY Act: Sample Tweets


FAMILY Act Template Email Action Alert


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