Our Working Nation in 2013
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.
Latinos Least Likely to Have Paid Leave or Workplace Flexibility
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.
Working Parents’ Lack of Access to Paid Leave and Workplace Flexibility
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.
Workers Deserve Equal Access to Paid Leave and Workplace Flexibility
Issue Brief Policymakers need to enact policies that require employers to provide their workers with paid leave and workplace flexibility.
Myth vs. Fact: Paid Sick Days
Contrary to many critics’ claims, paid sick days don’t just benefit employees—they also greatly benefit businesses and the economy.
There Are Significant Business Costs to Replacing Employees
Issue Brief Workplace policies that improve employee retention can help companies reduce their employee turnover costs.
The Many Benefits of Paid Family and Medical Leave
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.
The Fat Lady Ain’t Sung Yet
Hanna Rosin’s new book, The End of Men, discusses the ongoing rise of women, but a number of inequalities between men and women in the workplace and at home still persist.
Celebrating the Success of California’s Paid Family Leave Act
California’s Paid Family Leave insurance program has been an unqualified success, and we should extend the same benefits to all workers.
Social Security Cares
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.
Comprehensive Paid Family and Medical Leave for Today’s Families and Workplaces
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.
The Need for Paid Sick Leave
Video Sarah Jane Glynn explains the benefits of implementing paid sick leave for our nation's workers.
Fact Sheet: Child Care
Fact sheet by Sarah Jane Glynn explains the importance of child care for families.
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.
Fact Sheet: Workplace Flexibility
Fact sheet by Sarah Jane Glynn and Joanna Venator explains the importance of workplace flexibility for businesses and the economy.