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Contact Your Elected Officials in Harrisburg and Remind Them “Paid Sick Days are Important”!

From PathWays PA (http://www.pathwayspa.org): HB1796, a bill that would help survivors of domestic violence, is currently being used as a vehicle to preempt local governments from passing any type of paid leave policies such as paid family leave and paid … Continue reading

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Sign Petition Supporting Paid Family and Medical Leave

From the National Partnership for Women and Families (http://www.nationalpartnership.org/site/PageServer): Twenty-one years ago, the National Partnership achieved one of its greatest victories when the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) became the law of the land. We were the driving force … Continue reading

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Investment Banker: Invest in Paid Family Leave

Tom Joseph, Public News Service-PA Posted at http://www.publicnewsservice.org/index.php?/content/article/36823-1 (01/13/14) HARRISBURG, Pa. – A strong voice from Wall Street is weighing in on the importance of paid family leave for parents of newborn children and people caring for seriously-ill or elderly … Continue reading

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Help Support Paid Family Leave

From PathWays PA (http://www.pathwayspa.org): In the coming weeks, the Senate will consider putting $5 million toward a new State Paid Leave Fund, which President Obama has proposed in his last three budgets. The Fund would help states that want to … Continue reading

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