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Here you can find fact sheets, model laws, testimony, and other resources to help you in your research.  If you have further questions, please call us at (212) 430-5982.


factsheets

Fact Sheets

pdf Paid Family Leave New York Needs The Paid Family Leave Insurance Act (4-Page Pamphlet) A Better Balance Apr. 2014
pdf Paid Family Leave One-Page Overview of the New York State Paid Family Leave Insurance Act A Better Balance Apr. 2014
pdf Paid Family Leave Family Leave Insurance: Benefiting New York Businesses and Supporting Employees' Needs A Better Balance Apr. 2014
pdf Paid Family Leave Family Leave Insurance: A Priority for Working Families in New York A Better Balance May 2012
pdf Paid Family Leave New Jersey Family Leave Insurance Guide and Accompanying Chart (note: may take a few minutes to load) A Better Balance Oct. 2013
pdf Paid Family Leave Supporting LGBT Families: The Need for Family Leave Insurance in New York A Better Balance
Nov. 2011
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Family and Medical Leave Act
A Better Balance
Jan. 2011
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Family and Medical Leave Act
A Better Balance
Apr. 2014
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General
A Better Balance
Mar. 2011
pdf Paid Sick Time Know Your Rights (One-Page Flyer): The NYC Earned Sick Time Act A Better Balance April 2014
pdf Paid Sick Time Know Your Rights (TriFold Brochure): The NYC Earned Sick Time Act A Better Balance April 2014
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Paid Sick Time
A Better Balance
Feb. 2014
pdf Paid Sick Time Comparative Chart of Paid Sick Time Laws in the United States A Better Balance Nov. 2014
pdf Paid Sick Time Earned Sick Time and Massachusetts' LGBT and HIV/AIDS Communities A Better Balance June 2013
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Paid Sick Time
A Better Balance
Dec. 2011
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Paid Sick Time
A Better Balance
Aug. 2011
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Paid Sick Time
A Better Balance
Dec. 2011
pdf Fairness in the Workplace

ABB Fact Sheet: Pregnant Workers Fairness Act

A Better Balance May 2012
pdf Fairness in the Workplace ABB Legislative Memo: Wage Secrecy Bill in New York State A Better Balance Feb. 2012
pdf Fairness in the Workplace ABB Fact Sheet: Wage Secrecy in New York A Better Balance June 2011
pdf Fairness in the Workplace ABB Fact Sheet: Equal Pay A Better Balance April 2011
pdf Fairness in the Workplace ABB Fact Sheet: Family Responsibilities Discrimination A Better Balance Feb. 2011
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Fairness in the Workplace
A Better Balance
Jan. 2011
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Fairness in the Workplace
A Better Balance
Jan. 2011
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Fairness in the Workplace
A Better Balance
Jan. 2011
pdf Fairness in the Workplace Fact Sheet on New Rights for Nursing Moms A Better Balance Jan. 2011
pdf Fairness in the Workplace The Public Health Case for Workplace Flexibility A Better Balance Dec. 2010
pdf Fairness in the Workplace The Business Case for Workplace Flexibility A Better Balance Dec. 2010
pdf Fairness in the Workplace Educational Leave Fact Sheet A Better Balance July 2009
pdf Fairness in the Workplace The Need for Real Workplace Flexibility A Better Balance Mar. 2008
pdf Valuing Care Work ABB Fact Sheet - Domestic Workers' Bill of Rights A Better Balance Nov. 2010
reports

Reports

pdf The Pregnancy Penalty: How Motherhood Drives Inequality & Poverty in New York City A Better Balance October 2014
pdf It Shouldn't Be A Heavy Lift: Fair Treatment for Prgnant Workers A Better Balance & National Women's Law Center June 2013
pdf Investing in Our Families: The Case for Family Leave Insurance in New York and the Nation A Better Balance Sept. 2013
pdf Time for a Change: The Case for LGBT-Inclusive Workplace Leave Laws & Nondiscrimination Protections A Better Balance Nov. 2013
pdf Work-Family Agenda for New England & the Nation A Better Balance July 2011
pdf Beyond the Breadwinner: Professional Dads Speak out on Work and Family A Better Balance June 2011
pdf Does NYC Need a Prescription for Paid Sick Days. . . And Can We Afford It?
One Page Summary | Corresponding Data
A Better Balance Sept. 2010
pdf Free Riding on Families: Why the American Workplace Needs to Change and How to Do It A Better Balance Dec. 2009
pdf Guide for Workers with Family Responsibilities A Better Balance
Dec. 2009
pdf Sick in the City: What the Lack of Paid Leave Means for Working New Yorkers CSSNY, A Better Balance & The Unheard Third Oct. 2009
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Seeking a Just Balance

A Better Balance June 2008
pdf A WORKING BALANCE: Supporting New York City’s Families Through Paid Leave A Better Balance Jan. 2008
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Summit Report: The Work-Family Dilemma

A Better Balance Sept. 2007
testimony

Testimony

pdf New York City Council Hearing on Wal-Mart A Better Balance February 17, 2011
pdf Testimony of Dina Bakst - Domestic Workers United Policy Briefing A Better Balance October 29, 2010
pdf New York City Council Women's Issues Committee A Better Balance
June 16, 2010
pdf Testimony on Maine Act to Protect Family Caregivers A Better Balance April 14, 2009
pdf New Hampshire House Labor Committee on Workplace Flexibility A Better Balance February 5, 2009
pdf Testimony on Domestic Worker's Rights (New York State Assembly Standing Committee on Labor) A Better Balance November 21, 2008
modellaws

Model Laws

pdf Model Family Leave Law 2010 A Better Balance June 2010
pdf Model Sick Days Law 2011 A Better Balance March 2012

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


















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