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Entries by Debra L. Ness from 01/2012

Toward a More Family Friendly Nation

| Posted 01.02.2012 | Business

By making paid sick time a priority for all workers, we can close one painful divide and give all hardworking people the chance to earn a few days off to recover when illness strikes or a family member needs care. It's time.

At Stake: A Fundamental Protection for Millions of Workers

| Posted 01.12.2012 | Politics

What is at stake in this case is whether the Supreme Court will respect Congress' ability to make laws designed to remedy pervasive and unconstitutional discrimination, and whether millions of state workers can continue to count on FMLA leave when they get sick.