March 28, 2016
Court rooms. Emergency rooms. Classrooms. Chances are you could name a dozen television series that center around these workplaces. And with 13 million people working in retail around the country, you’d think we’d see lots of depictions of the women and men who stock store shelves, help us find our… Read More»
March 24, 2016
Last Labor Day, the movement to ensure that everyone has the ability to take paid sick leave scored a major victory when President Obama signed an executive order to provide employees of federal contractors with paid time for personal or family health needs. The executive order itself will have a… Read More»
October 6, 2014
Washington, D.C. joins the rest of the world in guaranteeing paid family leave to city employees. While 183 other countries provide it to all employees, in the United States, only 12 percent of workers have access to paid family leave.