The representation gap – even more significant for women of color – poses a huge barrier to ensuring policies that support state-level abortion access WASHINGTON, D.C. – November 28, 2023 – In a newly released report, Democracy & Abortion...
The Dobbs decision has unique impacts on Latina communities.
La decisión de anular Roe v. Wade ha perjudicado a millones de personas en todo el país, impidiendo su acceso al aborto, alterando su futuro económico y poniendo en riesgo su salud e incluso sus vidas. La decisión de Dobbs tiene impactos únicos en las comunidades Latinas.
For a truly just, equitable program that works for the people who need it the most and is feasible and affordable for small businesses, any paid leave program must be the following five things.
The foundation of how health care is paid for is being rewritten right now. Government decision-makers and health care industry leaders from across the country are working to shift health care payment from paying for volume, called fee for service (FFS), to paying for value, called value-based payment (VBP).
Black women workers are a critical backbone of the economy. As demonstrated during the COVID-19 pandemic, women were the majority of essential workers who continued to work during the pandemic, providing vital services and sustaining the nation’s economy throughout the public health emergency. Black women disproportionately work in many of these essential roles
In order to plot a more intentional course toward systemic change that achieves the inclusion, access, liberation and economic health and wellbeing of disabled women and families, we’re introducing systems transformation guides for disability economic justice public policy.
Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization is a decision that is about access to essential healthcare, but also much more than that. It is, at its core, a decision — deeply rooted in sexism and racism — about the role women and people who can become pregnant play in our society.
A national paid family and medical leave insurance program would provide mothers and fathers with much-needed pay when they need time off for family or medical reasons.
Amid the context of widespread discrimination and escalating political attacks, a new analysis of Household Pulse Survey data from the National Partnership for Women & Families sheds light on the economic challenges of LGBTQI+ parents and caregivers of children.
While overall wage gap measures provide important insight, digging deeply into differences by race, industry, occupation and more is critical.
The Family And Medical Insurance Leave (FAMILY) Act would address America’s paid family and medical leave crisis and benefit working people, their families, businesses and our nation’s economy.
You deserve to be paid fairly. It’s that simple.
The Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) has provided unpaid time to care since 1993, but millions are still left behind.
A state-by-state analysis that highlights the significant and growing need for a national paid family and medical leave law that covers workers in all 51 states.
“Partnership in Action: An Employer Guide to Building Gender Equity in the Workplace” is a blueprint for employers looking to promote and implement equitable policies at their companies, and provides recommendations that would help women, especially women of color, return to and stay in the labor force.
A primer on paid sick days and paid family and medical leave.
Any pregnant person may experience pregnancy discrimination. But because of the ways that racism, sexism and ableism have structured the United States economy, pregnant workers’ need for accommodations — and the harms they may face if unable to access accommodations — can differ significantly. Women and people of color are especially likely to be in jobs that are higher risk and lack adequate health and safety protections.
The bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA) provides one of the most significant investments in the creation of good jobs in recent years. However, without intentional efforts to address occupational segregation in the key industries funded by the law, women could miss out on more than a million jobs in the next decade.
Analysis showing connections between the lack of abortion access, health care and workplace equity
The Pregnant Workers Fairness Act (PWFA) will ensure that employers provide reasonable accommodations to pregnant employees and that the workplace is an environment where needed accommodations are routinely expected and provided.