Major Victory for New York City’s Working Families

The New York City Council passed a landmark piece of legislation that will provide powerful new rights to 3.4 million workers by expanding the city’s sick time law. This marks not only an important step forward for New York City, but also an important victory for our national movement for inclusive workplace leave laws.

What New York City Workers Need Now

This report calls attention to some of the most pressing problems facing workers across the city today, with particular focus on issues affecting more vulnerable workers, including immigrant workers, undocumented workers, home care workers, and domestic workers.

New Workplace Leave Laws Taking Effect Nationwide

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.

Pride Month: Protecting All Families

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.