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6 Policies to Support the Early Childhood Workforce

Comprehensive federal policies can help states ensure that members of the early childhood workforce have adequate compensation, benefits, and support for their professional growth.

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Making Paid Leave Work for Every Family

Inconsistent and restrictive family definitions have historically marginalized many families, but improvements can be made to serve a fuller range of diverse family structures, especially LGBTQ families.

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Building Middle-Class Wealth Through Unions

Data from the Survey of Consumer Finances show that middle-class union families have more wealth than their nonunion counterparts.

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Now Is the Time to Invest in Apprenticeships

Middle-wage jobs are returning. Apprenticeship— paid training that combines on-the-job training and classroom instruction—can be used to fill them.

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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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A Fair Shot for Millennial Women and Families

Millennial families deserve a fair shot at economic prosperity—one that includes fair wages, workplace standards that support working families, strong safety net programs, and access to comprehensive reproductive health care.

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Maximizing the Power of Women of Color

The representation of women of color in corporate America and political office should reflect their growing economic and electoral power.

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4 Progressive Policies that Make Families Stronger

States with conservative policy agendas fare worse on a range of family-related indicators than states with progressive policy agendas.

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