The argument against Washington's paid family leave program just had a big hole punched in it: a new fiscal analysis finds the bill has absolutely no impact on the state budget.
Family and Medical Leave Insurance is "wage insurance" for workers, to be used in the event of a major family or medical event. Learn more here.
From McClatchy Newspapers: WASHINGTON — Twenty years after the Family and Medical Leave Act became law, 4 in 10 workers aren’t eligible to take temporary, unpaid leave to recover from serious illnesses or to care for new children or sick relatives... read more
On February 5th, the Washington state House will hold a hearing on our two bills: 1. Family and Medical Leave Insurance 2. Paid Sick Days Can you join us in Olympia on February 5th from 10AM – 12 noon to tell legislators why these are important to y... read more
Have you ever had to think about a family and medical leave program? Did you ever look into the federal program to see if you would qualify? I didn’t think about family and medical leave insurance until I was faced with needing to take time off for ... read more
Seventy-three percent of Republicans said they think it is important that the new Congress and the president consider laws that help secure working families, such as paid family leave and paid sick days.
By Janice D’Arcy || USA Today Recently a group of about two dozen care-giving advocates, many of them children’s advocates too, gathered in a conference overlooking K Street to brainstorm about how to make care policies more prominent in the presi... read more
Every day, thousands of working people in Washington are welcoming a new child, fighting cancer or other serious illnesses, or caring for an aging parent. But most face an impossible choice: return to work, sacrificing family health and well-being –... read more
From Life Inc. on Today Many employers end up scratching their heads when women who are seemingly on the fast track to the corner office end up leaving their companies. Google managers decided to use their expertise deciphering data to figure out why it... read more