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  • Key Facts: The Family and Medical Leave Act

    FACT SHEET | The Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) has provided unpaid time to care since 1993, but millions are still left behind.

  • Addressing the Latina Wage Gap: A Necessary Step for Our Nation's Economic Prosperity

    FACT SHEET | Even as Latinas have entered the workforce in record numbers totaling some 12.6 million, they continue to face the largest wage gap among women. Latinas in the United States are typically paid just 54 cents for every dollar paid to white, non-Hispanic men.

  • Partnership in Action: An Employer Guide to Building Gender Equity in the Workplace

    GUIDE | "Partnership in Action: An Employer Guide to Building Gender Equity in the Workplace" is a blueprint for employers looking to promote and implement equitable policies at their companies, and provides recommendations that would help women, especially women of color, return to and stay in the labor force. (PDF)

  • Native American Women and the Wage Gap

    FACT SHEET | The wages of Native women are driven down by a number of factors that they are likely to encounter in the workplace and labor market, including gender and racial discrimination, workplace harassment, job segregation and a lack of workplace policies that support family caregiving, which is still most often performed by women.

  • Connecticut Workers Need a Stronger Paid Sick Leave Law

    FACT SHEET | Our analysis finds that the eligibility restrictions of Connecticut’s law substantially reduce its reach. Ensuring that all workers are covered by the paid sick leave law is an essential step toward a more racially equitable Connecticut.

  • State Paid Family and Medical Leave Insurance Laws

    CHART | A detailed summary of existing family leave laws in California, New Jersey, Rhode Island, Washington, New York, D.C., Massachusetts, Connecticut, Oregon and Colorado

  • Family And Medical Insurance Leave Act (The FAMILY Act) Fact Sheet

    FACT SHEET | A fact sheet on legislation that would establish a national paid family and medical leave insurance program: the Family And Medical Insurance Leave Act (FAMILY Act).

  • Black Women and the Wage Gap

    FACT SHEET | A look at what the wage gap means for Black women, especially in the 25 states with the largest populations of employed Black women.

  • State Abortion Bans Could Harm Nearly 15 Million Women of Color

    ISSUE BRIEF | Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization is a decision that is about access to essential healthcare, but also much more than that. It is, at its core, a decision — deeply rooted in sexism and racism — about the role women and people who can become pregnant play in our society. It is a decision about their futures and possibilities, their opportunities and dreams.(PDF)

  • Improving Maternal Health with the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act

    FACT SHEET | The Pregnant Workers Fairness Act (PWFA) will ensure that employers provide reasonable accommodations to pregnant employees and that the workplace is an environment where needed accommodations are routinely expected and provided. (PDF)

  • USICA COMPETES - Caregiving Provision Support Letter

  • The Healthy Delaware Families Act: What You Should Know

    In April 2022, Delaware became the 12th state, including D.C., to pass a paid family and medical leave program.

  • This Mother's Day, Moms Need Child Care, Paid Leave and Protections While Pregnant

    When the pandemic hit and schools and child care centers closed, nursing and adult care facilities became unsafe, and people began falling ill, each family was left to figure things out on its own. For the most part, the increased burden of care fell on women...

  • Asian American and Pacific Islander Women and the Wage Gap

    FACT SHEET | A look at the wage gap for Asian American and Pacific Islander women by ethnic subgroup, and what that gap means for them and their families. (May 2022)

  • America’s Women and the Wage Gap

    FACT SHEET | Overall, women in the United States are paid 82 cents for every dollar paid to men. When women lose income, their economic security and that of their families is diminished. (May 2022)

  • Quantifying America’s Gender Wage Gap by Race

    FACT SHEET | Women of color in the United States experience the nation's persistent and pervasive gender wage gap most severely. U.S. Census Bureau data reveal the size of that gap by race. (May 2022)

  • An Analysis of the Gender Wage Gap by Congressional District

    FACT SHEET | An analysis of the Gender Wage Gap by Congressional District (May 2022)

  • Reasonable Accommodations for Pregnant Workers: State and Local Laws

    A summary of existing state and local laws that require employers to provide reasonable accommodations to pregnant workers.

  • Housing Justice is Gender Justice

    Women in the United States – in particular women who identify as Black, Indigenous and People of Color (BIPOC) – face additional hurdles when trying to find and secure, safe, stable and affordable housing opportunities. This brief highlights how women are excluded from housing, the reasons why women find themselves in need of gender-conscious housing practices and policies, and what can be done to promote housing access and security.

  • Letter to Congress to Reinstate Emergency Paid Sick Days

    Letter to Congress to reinstate and expand guaranteed emergency paid sick days and paid family and medical leave.

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