Issue Brief Supporting caregivers through paid family leave and flexible hours will go a long way toward recognizing our invaluable informal care community and increasing cost savings for taxpayers.
Infographic: The Next Step for Family Leave
The FAMILY Act will help families, local communities, and our economy by making paid leave a reality for working Americans.
Real Family Values: Flexible Work Arrangements and Work-Life Fit
Issue Brief We need policies that ensure all workers have the opportunity to both excel at work and care for the family members who need them.
What the FAMILY Act Means for All Americans
Paid family and medical leave will help lift our entire economy by providing a vital and earned benefit for workers of every background, regardless of their gender, ethnicity, parental status, age, ability, or income level.
The FAMILY Act: Facts and Frequently Asked Questions
Issue Brief What is the FAMILY Act? Why do Americans need it? What will it cost employers? Answers to your questions on the new paid family and medical leave legislation.
The Economic Benefits of Family and Medical Leave Insurance
Issue Brief Recent research finds that family and medical leave insurance would greatly benefit America’s workforce and employers.
Job Protection Isn’t Enough
Report The ability to access paid parental leave is important to family economic well-being.
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.