UW report: Most workers are not getting paid sick leave (July 24, 2013)

UW report: Most workers are not getting paid sick leave (July 24, 2013)

A report from the University of Washington shows that despite Seattle’s new paid sick leave ordinance, many workers may not have reaped the benefit. The…

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House Democrats on Thursday launched a new economic agenda aimed at strengthening opportunities for women, including a proposal to guarantee paid maternity leave for many workers  (July 23, 2013)

House Democrats on Thursday launched a new economic agenda aimed at strengthening opportunities for women, including a proposal to guarantee paid maternity leave for many workers (July 23, 2013)

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Rhode Island’s governor is touting a new law giving workers paid time off to care for a new child or sick…

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Paid Maternity Leave Among House Democrats' Economic Agenda for Women (July 19, 2013)

Paid Maternity Leave Among House Democrats' Economic Agenda for Women (July 19, 2013)

July 19, 2013 — House Democrats on Thursday launched a new economic agenda aimed at strengthening opportunities for women, including a proposal to guarantee paid…

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Pelosi and Female House Democrats Launch “An Economic Agenda for Women” (July 19, 2013)

Pelosi and Female House Democrats Launch “An Economic Agenda for Women” (July 19, 2013)

Colette McIntyre, The Jane Dough  House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi and Rep. Rosa DeLauro (D-CT) announced in a press meeting on Thursday that they will…

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New York City Gets Ready For Paid Sick Days (July 19, 2013)

New York City Gets Ready For Paid Sick Days (July 19, 2013)

Sham Khan, LawHelpNY For years, over 1 million New Yorkers have forced themselves to go in to work regardless of their, or a family member’s,…

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New Class Of Businesses Look To Boost Support For Pro-Worker Policies (July 18, 2013)

New Class Of Businesses Look To Boost Support For Pro-Worker Policies (July 18, 2013)

Katherine Richard, ThinkProgress A new class of businesses called benefit corporations are creating a space for job quality advocacy in the business community – a space…

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Rhode Island’s Small Victory (July 18, 2013)

Rhode Island’s Small Victory (July 18, 2013)

Sharon Lerner, The American Prospect  When Governor Lincoln Chaffee signed the Temporary Care Giver’s Insurance law last week, Rhode Island became the third state—along with California…

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Four Years in the Making – New York Passes Earned Sick Leave Act (July 12, 2013)

Four Years in the Making – New York Passes Earned Sick Leave Act (July 12, 2013)

Dena B. Calo, Esq. and Jane Khodarkovsky, Esq., Genova Burns Giantomasi Webster  The New York City Council passed the controversial sick leave act, the Earned Sick…

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Paid parental leave debate puts women against women (July 17, 2013)

Paid parental leave debate puts women against women (July 17, 2013)

Alison Green, USNews With summer in full swing and many Americans hitting the road for vacations, here are five things you should know about taking…

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RI is 3rd to provide paid family leave (July 11, 2013)

RI is 3rd to provide paid family leave (July 11, 2013)

Associated Press PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Rhode Island will become the third state to provide workers paid time off to care for a baby or…

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