Issue Brief Recent research finds that family and medical leave insurance would greatly benefit America’s workforce and employers.
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 Donna Cooper, Adam Hersh, and Ann O'Leary explain why U.S. economic competitiveness depends on the education of the next generation.
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.
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.
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 vice president and director of the Children and Families Program at Next Generation in San Francisco, where she spearheads the Too Small to Fail initiative. Previously, Ann has served as a lecturer in health law at the University of California, Berkeley, School […]