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Women's Equality Matters

Debra L. Ness | Posted 10.27.2014 | Women
Debra L. Ness

Women's equality matters because every American deserves quality, affordable, patient-centered health care and efforts to provide that remain under attack, as does the birth control coverage and access to reproductive health services that women need.

The Time For Paid Family And Medical Leave And Paid Sick Days Is Now

Linda Meric | Posted 08.18.2014 | Politics
Linda Meric

When it comes to workplace policies like paid family and medical leave and paid sick days, the vast majority of Americans -- across party lines and across demographics -- agree that we need laws to keep working families economically secure when urgent health and caregiving needs arise.

#WhatMothersNeed This Mother's Day

Debra L. Ness | Posted 07.11.2014 | Women
Debra L. Ness

So, although flowers, brunch and other gifts are a fine way to show the mothers in your life that you care, take some time this Mother's Day to think about the challenges facing America's mothers and families.

Laura Bassett

Bill Clinton Joins Push For Paid Sick Leave

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 02.05.2013 | Politics

Twenty years ago on Tuesday, former President Bill Clinton signed into law the Family and Medical Leave Act, which requires companies to grant their e...

Getting Back on Track with Family Friendly Policies

Debra L. Ness | Posted 12.27.2011 | Business
Debra L. Ness

If our country is ever going to demonstrate that it truly values families, and if we are serious about getting the country and economy back on track, then we need national work and family policy standards.

Workplace Flexibility and People with Disabilities

Robin Shaffert | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Robin Shaffert

A high percentage of people with disabilities who are ready, willing, and able to work are unemployed. Providing increased flexibility is one thing that employers can do to help.