Rhetoric vs. Reality: Equal Pay

Many conservatives profess support for equal pay but ignore the real need for stronger protections against pay discrimination and comprehensive solutions to close the gender wage gap.

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Paid Leave 101

Many Americans still do not understand the complementary but different roles paid sick days and paid family and medical leave play for working families.

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Paid Leave Is Good for Small Business

A national paid family and medical leave program would level the playing field for small businesses and ensure that all workers have access to strong work-family policy.

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The Missing Conversation About Work and Family

Expanding the work-family narrative to be more inclusive of women’s diverse experiences is essential to developing policies responsive to the needs of all women.

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Infographic: The Real Cost of Abortion

The United States’ most vulnerable women continue to struggle to protect both their reproductive health and their economic security.

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The Cost of Work-Family Policy Inaction

The lack of work-family policies in the United States costs working families billions of dollars in lost wages every year.

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African American Women in the U.S. Economy

African American women are increasingly vital to the health of the U.S. economy and the economic security of their families, yet they experience significant pay disparities and face unique barriers in the workplace that can undermine their ability to thrive.

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Rhetoric vs. Reality: Paid Family and Medical Leave

Conservative proposals, such as business tax credits and pregnancy 401(k)s, do not cut it for working families that need paid family and medical leave.

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