We must continue to advocate for inclusive workplace leave policies that address the unique health needs of stigmatized and disadvantaged communities including TGNC communities, so that everyone is able to care for themselves and their loved ones.
Local laws can play an important role when it comes to protecting the rights of LGBTQ communities—the death of Texas’s anti-transgender bathroom bill is one more step towards preserving that power.
Who do you consider family? That question came into sharp relief last week as the Supreme Court weighed in on who is exempted from the Trump administration’s travel ban.
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, as of…
July 1st, is a significant day for millions of workers who will begin enjoying the protections of recently enacted workplace leave laws around the country. For low-wage workers who currently do not have a single paid sick day, these laws will ensure they no longer have to worry that catching a cold or taking a sick child to the doctor could mean not making rent or even losing their job.
We’re fighting across the country for workplace laws that reflect and protect the diversity of American families. This commitment is especially important in June, a month where we celebrate LGBTQ individuals and families across the country.
Sheryl Sandberg’s new book, Option B: Facing Adversity, Building Resistance, and Finding Joy, repeatedly recognizes the difficulties facing low income women and women of color and calls for public policy to address those needs In particular, she calls for many of the policy goals we fight for at A Better Balance, including: closing the wage gap, recognizing and protecting the diversity of American families, paid family and medical leave and paid sick time.
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.