ABB just launched the Working Woman's Pocket Guide. Over the next few weeks, we'll break down each section of the guide. Today's blog focuses on paid family leave. Know Your Rights. Because knowledge is power.
“New Yorkers will no longer have to choose between caring for their families and their paycheck,” said Dina Bakst, co-founder and co-president of A Better Balance. “This is a profoundly historic moment in the fight for fairness and justice for New York families. "
When workers are forced to remain on-call even though they may not be required to work, or when they can be told their shift is cancelled hours before their reporting time, it makes scheduling their own lives impossible. Arranging childcare and transportation is a daily struggle.
New York’s new paid family leave law will give most people who work in New York State—including part-time workers—the right to take paid time off, without losing their job or their health insurance, in order to bond with a new child, care for a seriously ill family member, or address certain military family needs
Everyone should be able to be with the people they love when they need them the most—without risking their economic security. With the help of A Better Balance, starting January…
Happy Father’s Day to all the caring, hardworking dads out there! As you continue to support your families, ABB will be here supporting you every step of the way.
The crucial work of military caregivers in providing the care that veterans need to get through their daily lives is, too often, unrecognized.
In an exciting victory for working families, the Georgia Family Care Act was signed into law by Governor Deal on May 8, 2017, after passing the Georgia Legislature on March 23, 2017 with strong bipartisan support. The Family Care Act permits workers in Georgia who receive paid sick days to use that time to care for their family members in addition to themselves.
Cross posted from The Diverse Elders Coalition Blog.By Preston Van Vliet, National Campaign Organizer of the LGBTQ Work-Family Project, a joint initiative with A Better Balance and Family Values @ Work.