When my father died we were left in insurmountable, unrecoverable debt and we did, literally, go broke because he got sick.
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Labor Day is a reminder of what workers can achieve when they organize: improved working conditions, fairness in the work place, holiday and vacation pay, health care and pensions.
This Labor Day, let's recommit ourselves to helping workers organize and fight for their rights. Let's work together to win meaningful reforms that ensure access to quality, affordable health care.
As new parents, federal workers are forced to decide between staying home with their children without pay or return to work early. We believe this is a choice federal workers should not have to make.
LINCOLN, Calif. -- The Ferrells have cut back on dance lessons for their twin daughters. Vaccinations for the family's two cats and two dogs are out. ...
This weekend, families all across America will be thanking mothers for the sacrifices they make -- something we should remember long after the cards are opened and the flowers are put in vases.
The present plan includes tax cuts that will benefit even those too poor to pay taxes, and includes $4 billion for child care services for low-income families.
Obama will need our help to repair the damage that has been done during the past eight years. He will need our hearts, our minds and our spirit.
Although the recession is hitting men's employment more directly, overall women's employment rates in the 2000s have fallen more, and progress toward gender equality has stalled.
Even if it's not "rational" economically, couples are much more likely to move for the husband's career. The gender logic within families is often more powerful than the economic logic.
Tuesday's election was a milestone in building an America that lives up to its ideals, an event that has broken down old barriers and opened up new doors.
While John McCain would like to make this election about fear and division, we all know it's about hope and unity.
"Sen. McCain has no specific plan for children. We keep a Congressional scorecard... Senator McCain received the lowest score of anyone in the Senate in 2007."
When the elephants fight, the grass gets trampled. The economic distress still unfolding in the foreclosure crisis is enormous. At least 1 million more families will face foreclosure.
Linked via satellite, and using instant, touch-pad voting, working families in Los Angeles, Birmingham and Chicago voted to adopt a comprehensive plat...
Low-income families are attending the Equal Voice for America's Families Convention to call for the adoption of a national family platform that truly addresses the issues impacting families.
Low income families from across the country came together to discuss and ratify a National Family Platform. In this short video, attendees share about the process.
Senator Ted Kennedy brought participants at the first night of the Democratic Convention to their feet just by showing up. His courage, valor, and de...
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