News & Research

Raleigh is Ground Zero for Families
By Carol Joyner, FV@W February 2014

It’s About Time: The national paid leave act would help the US catch up with most of the world
Women AdvaNCe, December 2013

National Story Highlights General Assembly’s Attack on Paid Sick Leave
Progressive Pulse, August 2013

Regulatory “Reform” Bill Targets Local Living Wage Ordinances
Family Values at Work, July 2013

Rhode Island is Poised to be the Third State with Paid Family Leave
Family Values at Work, July 2013

Philadelphia City Council Votes 11-6 in Favor of Paid Sick Days
ABC News Philadelphia, March 2013

Portland Votes for Paid Sick Days
Miami Herald, March 2013

FMLA Not Really Working for Many Employees
NPR, February 2013

The Family and Medical Leave Act: 20 Years Later
NC Justice Center, February 2013

Workers Deserve Equal Access to Paid Leave and Workplace Flexibility
Center for American Progress, November 2012

Six Ways to Build Women’s Economic Security and Strengthen North Carolina’s Economy
NC Justice Center, October 2012

September Carolina Issues Poll shows support for paid family and medical leave.

Celebrating the Success of California’s Paid Family Leave Act
Center for American Progress, September 2012

Rebuilding North Carolina’s Middle Class
Progressive Voices, September 2012

New Data Show Gaps in Access to Paid Leave
Progressive Pulse, August 2012

Paid Sick Days Promote Early Detection of Cancer
Economic Opportunity Institute, July 2012

Media Release: Family and Medical Leave Insurance is a crucial investment for North Carolina’s family, economy
NC Justice Center, May 2012

Working Moms Need More than Flowers and Chocolate
Progressive Pulse, May 2012

North Carolina’s Work Family Protections Fail to Make the Grade
Progressive Pulse, May 2012

The Effects of Paid Family and Medical Leave on Employment Stability and Economic Security
Center for American Progress, April 2012

Cancer survivor’s firing highlights need for better workplace policies
Progressive Voices, March 2012

Good news for caregivers in President Obama’s Budget Proposal
Progressive Pulse, February 2012

Study confirms that paid leave leads to positive economic outcomes
Rutgers Center for Women and Work, January 2012

New study finds that a lack of paid sick days contributed to millions of H1N1 cases
American Journal of Public Health, January 2012

New report shows that fewer than 3 in 10 young adults have paid sick days
Demos, November 2, 2011

New Census Report shows significant gaps in access to paid leave
U.S Census Bureau, Current Population Reports, October 2011

Paid sick leave becomes law in Philadelphia
CBS Local, October 28, 2011

Denver’s battle over paid sick leave fought in many other cities
Denver Post, October 28, 2011

Getting back on track with family friendly policies
Huffington Post, October 27, 11

Why sick leave is important for LGBT families
Think Progress, October 21, 2011

Seattle approves paid sick-leave requirement
Seattle Times, September 12, 2011

Economic insecurity deepens for women; job retention policies are crucial
Progressive Pulse, October 6, 2011

Paid sick leave gains momentum
Council of State Governments, September 16, 2011

Combat the real-life “Contagion” with Paid Sick Days
Progressive Pulse, September 12, 2011

Remembering that job retention is part of recovery
Progressive Pulse, September 7, 2011

Hepatitis scare highlights need for paid sick leave
Fayetteville Observer, September 4, 2011

Now is the time for realistic work-family balance policies
Progressive Pulse, August 26, 2011

Discrimination against pregnant women and new mothers is not a work-life balance issue
Mom’s Rising, August 25th, 2011

Momentum builds for guaranteed paid sick days legislation
In These Times, July 13, 2011

Balancing Work/Life by the Hour
Human Resources Executive Online

Connecticut 1st state to require paid sick days
Washington Post, July 5, 2011

New report examines flexibility in the workplace
National Partnership for Women, June 30, 2011

Can retail, call center, and housekeeping staff have work-life flexibility?
Fast Company, June 27, 2011

New report shows that nearly 12 million latino workers lack paid sick days
National Partnership for Women & Families, May 25, 2011

Forgotten underclass: part-time workers
The Christian Science Monitor, April 12, 2011

Walking the Talk: Creating a Culture of Flexibility
Corporate Voices for Working Families, January 5, 2011

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