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Press Releases

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Press Release: Pregnancy Accommodations Become Law in New York -- Empire State Joins Growing Movement to Guarantee Fairness for Pregnant Workers A Better Balance
May 5, 2015

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Press Release: A Better Balance Files Charge of Discrimination Against National Retailer on Behalf of Expecting Mother Fired After Announcing Pregnancy

A Better Balance

February 25, 2015

 

factsheets

Fact Sheets

pdf ABB Fact Sheet--Equal Pay in New York--A6075
A Better Balance April 2015
pdf ABB Fact Sheet--Pregnancy Discrimination in New York State (S8/A4272) A Better Balance April 2015
pdf ABB Fact Sheet--Family Status Discrimination in New York A Better Balance April 2015
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The Need for Fair Schedules

A Better Balance

September 2014
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Know Your Rights: The New York City Pregnant Workers Fairness Act Pamphlet

A Better Balance 

February 2014
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Know Your Rights: The New York City Pregnant Workers Fairness Act One page Flier

A Better Balance February 2014
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ABB Fact Sheet: Pregnancy Discrimination

A Better Balance May 2012
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ABB Fact Sheet: Pregnant Workers Fairness Act

A Better Balance May 2012
pdf ABB Fact Sheet: Wage Secrecy in New York A Better Balance June 2011
pdf ABB Fact Sheet: New Rights for Nursing Moms at Work A Better Balance Jan 2011
pdf New York Nursing Moms' Rights At Work A Better Balance Jan 2011
pdf Derechos de Madres que Amamantan en Nueva York: Extracción de Leche Materna en el Trabajo A Better Balance Jan 2011
pdf The Public Health Case for Workplace Flexibility A Better Balance Dec 2010
pdf The Business Case for Workplace Flexibility A Better Balance Dec 2010
pdf The Need for Real Workplace Flexibility A Better Balance March 2008
pdf Educational Leave Fact Sheet A Better Balance July 2009
general

General Documents

pdf Comments in support of the Department of Labor's proposed update to sex discrimination rules covering federal contractors. A Better Balance April 2015
pdf Letter in Support of A6075 (Titus)/S001 (Savino) A Better Balance April 2015
pdf Letter to the Dept. of Labor re: Breastfeeding National Partnership for Women and Families February 22, 2011
pdf NYC Caregiver Briefing Document A Better Balance February 2, 2010
pdf State College Pennsylvania FRD Ordinance A Better Balance January 09, 2009
reports

Reports

pdf The Pregnancy Penalty: How Motherhood Drives Inequality & Poverty in New York City A Better Balance October 20, 2014
pdf Guide for Workers with Family Responsibilities A Better Balance December 1, 2009
pdf Guide for Workers with Family Responsibilities - SPANISH VERSION A Better Balance
December 1, 2009
pdf Statutory Routes to Workplace Flexibility
in Cross-National Perspective
IWPR 2008


testimony

Testimony

pdf Testimony before the New York City Council Committee on Labor and Civil Service and the Committee on Women's Issues A Better Balance April 20, 2015
pdf Testimony before New York City Council Civil Rights Committee Regarding Oversight of the Human Rights Commission A Better Balance March 3, 2015
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Testimony before New York City Council about Wal-Mart

A Better Balance February 17, 2011
pdf Testimony before the New York City Women’s Issue Committee A Better Balance June 16, 2010
pdf Testimony before New Hampshire House Labor Committee on Workplace Flexibility A Better Balance February 05, 2009
pdf Gillibrand Press Conference on Stupak Amendment A Better Balance Nov 16, 2009
pdf Testimony on Maine Act to Protect Family Caregivers A Better Balance April 14, 2009
pdf Testimony on Proposed INT. NO. 565-A A Better Balance December 2007

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