Economic Justice
Black and Latina women helped propel gains for unions in 2023, finds a new study – NPR

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.””

Black and Latina women helped propel gains for unions in 2023, finds a new study – NPR

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.

Black and Latina women helped propel gains for unions in 2023, finds a new study – NPR

A controversial Census Bureau proposal could shrink the U.S. disability rate by 40% – NPR

“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.

NPWF Outlines GOP’s Latest Attacks on Women in Government Spending Fight

The Supreme Court Is Dismantling Our Rights – It’s Time To Fight Back

Once again, a group of right-wing extremist Supreme Court Justices have overturned 50 years of precedent based on their narrow ideological agenda. This decision to effectively bar most race-conscious affirmative action in college admissions removes one of the most effective tools we have to help college campuses reflect the diversity of our world and prepare students to succeed in it.