Share Your Experience

The story of your experience will help other people understand why equal paypaid sick days and/or family and medical leave are critical to healthy families and workplace productivity. Please use the form below to tell us about your experience.

If you’re an employer: Tell us why you think a healthy workplace and providing women equal opportunities with men are good for your business, the bottom line, your employees and your customers.

If you’re a worker:

  • Tell us about a time when having  paid sick days and/or family and medical leave helped you keep your job and keep your family healthy;

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  • Tell us about a time when having these workplace benefits would have made a difference for your family and/or your employer.

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  • Tell us about a time when you were denied access to a job opportunity or paid differently because of gender.

Please be specific about your situation — but you don’t have to include your employer’s name (or even your own). If we like your story, we may use it here on this website, or share it with local policymakers who want to learn more about paid family leave and paid sick days.