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  • The Pregnancy Discrimination Act: Where We Stand 30 Years Later

    Pregnancy discrimination complaints are on the rise – and have been for a very long time...

  • Amicus Brief: Ledbetter v. Goodyear

    Under the ruling below, an employee cannot challenge pay discrimination resulting from any decisions made before the most recent pay decision prior to the 180-day limitations period under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.

  • Senate Bill for the Healthy Families Act in the 108th Congress

    A bill to provide for paid sick leave to ensure that Americans can address their own health needs and the health needs of their families.

  • Family and Medical Leave as a Case Study

    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.

  • Family Friendly America: Iowa

    Iowa 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.

  • Coalition Letter Opposing Nomination of Jeffrey Sutton

    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.

  • Family Friendly America: Vermont

    Vermont 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.

  • Family Friendly America: Colorado

    Colorado 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.

  • Family Friendly America: New York

    New York 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.

  • Wal-Mart v. Dukes Amicus Brief

    The following amici submit this brief, with the consent of the parties, in support of Respondents’ argument that the order of class certification was consistent with Rule 23 of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure.

  • Quick Facts from the 2010 NORC/ Public Welfare Foundation Paid Sick Days Survey

    The survey results could not be clearer: It is time for policymakers to guarantee access to paid sick days to the over 40 million U.S. workers who currently lack them. Workers should not have to risk their job to care for their families and shouldn't have to risk their own-well-being—and the public's health—to do their job.

  • Family Friendly America: Arkansas

    Arkansas 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.

  • Family Friendly America: New Jersey

    New Jersey 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.

  • Family Friendly America: Tennessee

    Tennessee 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.

  • Family Friendly America: New Mexico

    New Mexico 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.

  • Paid Family and Medical Leave: Securing Financial Stability and Good Health for Working Families

    Just 11 percent of the workforce has access to paid family leave through their employers, and fewer than 40 percent of workers have access to personal medical leave through an employer’s temporary disability insurance program.

  • Family Friendly America: Utah

    Utah 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.

  • Family Friendly America: Nevada

    Nevada 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.

  • Trabajadores Latinos y Sus Familias Necesitan Días Pagados por Enfermedad

    Más que 12 millones de trabajadores latinos - casi el 60 por ciento de la fuerza laboral latina - no tienen días pagados por enfermedad para recuperarse de enfermedades comunes.

  • The Work, Family, and Equity Index: Where Does the United States Stand Globally?

    When it comes to ensuring decent working conditions for families, the latest research shows many U.S. public policies still lag dramatically behind all high-income countries, as well as many middle- and low-income countries.

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