REPORT: 76% of workers do not have access to paid leave – WFLA

“Jocelyn C. Frye, president of the NPWF, says there is a clear connection between states offering protections to paid family leave and the wages women see in those states. “In states where workers have access to paid family and medical leave, we see that women have better wages, companies experience higher staff retention rates, and people are better able to support themselves and their families,” Frye said. “Paid family and medical leave is a cornerstone in a society where everyone is able to reach their full potential.””

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Biden’s Emergency Abortion Push Collides With High Court Fight – Bloomberg

“‘If you are a pregnant person in Texas, and you are experiencing life-threatening pregnancy complications and you go to the hospital emergency department, odds are good that you won’t be able to get the lifesaving care that you need until you’re kind of literally on death’s door,’ said Shaina Goodman, director for reproductive health and rights at the National Partnership for Women and Families.”

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Census Bureau’s Proposed Changes Threaten To Undercount People With Disabilities – Disability Scoop

“Part of the issue with what they proposed is they are asking this scale and then excluding every person who says they have some difficulty in terms of these functions. Even if you say you have some difficulty with all of these functions, you would not be included as disabled,” said Kate Gallagher Robbins, senior fellow at the National Partnership for Women & Families.

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