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Sarah Jane Glynn Archives

The Family and Medical Leave Act at 20: Still Necessary, Still Not Enough

Two decades ago, President Bill Clinton signed the Family and Medical Leave Act. It remains the only piece of legislation aimed at helping to manage the work-life balance.

By Sarah Jane Glynn | Tuesday, February 5, 2013

Blame City Law for Your Nasty Flu

As the worst outbreak of influenza in recent years rages across the country, we must ask what we can do to help prevent future outbreaks. Beyond stockpiling more flu vaccines and treatments, there’s a simple answer: guarantee paid sick days for all our workers, as just about every other industrialized nation does. Especially in a […]

By Sarah Jane Glynn and Jane Farrell | Tuesday, January 22, 2013

White Men Are Not in Decline

Sarah Jane Glynn responds to an opinion piece in The New York Times about the school shooting in Newtown, Connecticut.

By Sarah Jane Glynn | Thursday, December 20, 2012

Latinos Deserve Equal Access to Paid Leave and Workplace Flexibility

Sarah Jane Glynn and Jane Farrell explain why Latinos should have equal access to paid leave and workplace flexibility.

By Sarah Jane Glynn and Jane Farrell | Thursday, November 29, 2012

Latinos Least Likely to Have Paid Leave or Workplace Flexibility

Latino workers at job site article icon Issue Brief Latinos are the least likely of any population group in America to have access to paid sick days, paid leave, and workplace flexibility.

By Sarah Jane Glynn and Jane Farrell | Tuesday, November 20, 2012

Working Parents’ Lack of Access to Paid Leave and Workplace Flexibility

Mother cooking dinner article icon Issue Brief Paid leave and workplace flexibility policies would go a long way to help bring our nation up to speed and would allow working mothers and fathers to be both good workers and good parents.

By Sarah Jane Glynn | Tuesday, November 20, 2012

Workers Deserve Equal Access to Paid Leave and Workplace Flexibility

Marcos Lambaberea article icon Issue Brief Policymakers need to enact policies that require employers to provide their workers with paid leave and workplace flexibility.

By Sarah Jane Glynn and Jane Farrell | Tuesday, November 20, 2012

There Are Significant Business Costs to Replacing Employees

Now Hiring sign at a jobs fair article icon Issue Brief Workplace policies that improve employee retention can help companies reduce their employee turnover costs.

By Heather Boushey and Sarah Jane Glynn | Friday, November 16, 2012

The Many Benefits of Paid Family and Medical Leave

Daughter assisting mother article icon Issue Brief Implementing a paid leave program such as Social Security Cares would help bring the United States up to par relative to other nations’ labor standards, and it would help facilitate the dual roles of worker and caregiver that most adults will experience at some point in their lives.

By Heather Boushey and Sarah Jane Glynn | Friday, November 2, 2012

Celebrating the Success of California’s Paid Family Leave Act

California Gov. Gray DavisCalifornia’s Paid Family Leave insurance program has been an unqualified success, and we should extend the same benefits to all workers.

By Heather Boushey and Sarah Jane Glynn | Thursday, September 27, 2012

Comprehensive Paid Family and Medical Leave for Today’s Families and Workplaces

Mom plays with daughter in the park book_alt2 icon Report Social Security Cares builds on the dynamic history of Social Security reform to meet the American workforce’s changing needs as well as the recent state efforts to make sure that the program includes all workers who need access to such benefits.

By Heather Boushey and Sarah Jane Glynn | Wednesday, September 19, 2012

Fact Sheet: The Wage Gap for Women

Sarah Jane Glynn gives the key facts you need to know about unequal pay and how it affects women.

By Sarah Jane Glynn | Thursday, August 16, 2012

The Need for Paid Sick Leave

play_alt icon Video Sarah Jane Glynn explains the benefits of implementing paid sick leave for our nation's workers.

By Sarah Jane Glynn | Thursday, August 16, 2012

Fact Sheet: Child Care

Fact sheet by Sarah Jane Glynn explains the importance of child care for families.

By Sarah Jane Glynn | Thursday, August 16, 2012

Fact Sheet: Paid Family and Medical Leave

Fact sheet by Sarah Jane Glynn explains the importance of paid family and medical leave to help U.S. workers make ends meet.

By Sarah Jane Glynn | Thursday, August 16, 2012