Report As President Obama enters his second term and as the 113th Congress convenes, this re-release of “Our Working Nation” takes a new look at how we can update our workplace policies to fully include women and men who combine work with family care.
Report Our proposed Social Security Cares Act would establish a national paid family and medical leave program as part of Social Security, providing partial wage replacement for workers across the country who temporarily need to take time off from their jobs.
Charts An infographic by Donna Cooper, Adam Hersh, and Ann O'Leary compares U.S., Chinese, and Indian investments in the next generation workforce.
Report Ann O'Leary explains how updating Social Security can help the program meet its original goal of providing economic security to families as a whole.
Un nuevo proyecto de ley de California permitirá que las proveedoras de cuidado infantil se sindicalicen y ayudará a que los padres puedan proveer cuidado para sus hijos mientras trabajan para asegurar el bienestar de nuestra economía, escriben Sarah Jane Glynn y Ann O’Leary.
A new bill in California will let child care workers unionize and ultimately help ensure parents are able to provide care for their children while working to keep our economic engine humming, write Sarah Jane Glynn and Ann O’Leary.
Report Report from Heather Boushey and Ann O'Leary on how working women are reshaping America’s families and economy and what it means for policymakers.
Heather Boushey and Ann O’Leary laud the Middle Class Task Force for acknowledging that balancing work and caregiving is a central issue for American families.
Video Ann O'Leary discusses how the federal government can promote much-needed family-friendly workplace policies to help America's workforce.
Report Report from Ann O’Leary discusses the federal government’s role as employer and contractor in improving family-friendly policies.
The Federal Employee Paid Parental Leave Act gives the federal government an opportunity to serve as a model employer, writes Ann O’Leary.
Pay discrimination is only a part of the problem.
Ann O’Leary is a Senior Fellow at American Progress and is also the director of the Children and Families Program at the Center for the Next Generation in San Francisco and a lecturer at the University of California, Berkeley, School of Law. Previously, Ann has served as executive director of the Berkeley Center on Health, [...]
As women's overall workforce participation has increased, low-wage working women have become much less likely to have access to pregnancy and family leave than their professional counterparts.