We officially made CT next! Following the Senate's approval last week, the House of Representatives passed S.B. 1, paid family and medical leave, 79-69 last night! Now, the bill heads to the Governor's desk! Stay tuned for additional updates and make sure to follow the Campaign on Facebook here. Statement from Catherine Bailey, Deputy Director … Continue reading Connecticut PASSES Paid Leave!
A new survey from BLS Research & Consulting indicates the vast majority of voters – 88% - in Connecticut SUPPORT paid family and medical leave legislation. Support for paid leave also holds once voters are informed of the full plan and that the program will be funded by employees through very small payroll deductions. Highlights: … Continue reading New Poll: 88% of CT Voters Support Paid Leave
We’re almost two months into the 2019 legislative session, and because you’ve raised YOUR voice, closer than ever to making paid family and medical leave a reality here in our state! Countless workers, caregivers and supporters of paid leave testified in person, submitted written testimony, or showed solidarity and made the compelling case for REAL … Continue reading What’s Next for Paid Leave?
With the new year begins a new legislative session and new opportunities to make your voice heard in support of paid family and medical leave here in Connecticut!. Connecticut is now entirely surrounded by states (MA, NY, RI, and NJ) with paid family and medical leave programs. Connecticut workers and their families can’t wait any … Continue reading Happy New Year! Let’s #MakeCTNext.
Let me tell you a story of two families. At the center of both of these families are two women who recently gave birth to beautiful baby girls. Each care for two equally adorable little boys at home. In the first family, both parents work; the father full-time and the mother part-time. In that story, … Continue reading A Tale of Two Families