The COVID-19 public health crisis highlights our nation’s urgent need for real, comprehensive, and inclusive paid family and medical leave that ensures no worker is forced to choose between their paycheck and their own health or the health of a family member. This much is clear; our state is only as healthy as our underserved … Continue reading Our Response to COVID-19
This spring witnessed an important string of victories for paid family leave across the country! As we continue to move forward here in Connecticut, exciting progress has also been made in San Francisco, New York State, and the town of Newburgh Heights, Ohio. In May, the small town of Newburgh Heights in Northeast Ohio passed … Continue reading An Exciting Spring for Paid Leave!
Have you ever encountered one of those ridiculous stock images of a working mother juggling a smiling baby on her lap as she joyfully types on her computer, seemingly completing endless assignments with ease? Jessica Shortall noticed that these photos are all over the place and she decided to take a stand. In her phenomenal … Continue reading Worry. Work. Repeat: Life Without Paid Leave