Via Washington Policy Watch: New research shows workers and families are benefiting from California’s paid family leave law – and most employers say it’s had either positive effects or no impact on their business. Under California’s first-in-the-nation paid family leave (PFL) program, enacted in 2004, workers who become new parents or care for an illContinue reading “New evidence shows CA paid family leave is good for workers and employers alike”
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Crucial deadline ahead for Family Care Act enforcement bills — please call your legislators today!
In just four days, the Family Care Act enforcement bills now under consideration in Olympia must pass out of the House or Senate. We need your help to make it happen. Since 2002, Washington’s Family Care Act (FCA) has helped ensure workers can use the paid time off they’ve earned to care for a sickContinue reading “Crucial deadline ahead for Family Care Act enforcement bills — please call your legislators today!”
Sandwich Generation in a Pickle?
Cross-posted from MomsRising.org (re-posted from Working Mother Magazine): While all working women would benefit from access to paid sick leave, the latest data from the Institute for Women’s Policy Research (IWPR) shows that 44 million workers in the U.S. did not have access to a single paid sick day during 2010. A growing segment ofContinue reading “Sandwich Generation in a Pickle?”