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This Mother’s Day, Help Us Empower New & Expecting Moms

In the midst of COVID-19, pregnant workers and new moms, especially those on the front lines or returning to workplaces as states re-open — deserve more than our gratitude this Mother's Day. They deserve better laws and policies, and, importantly, they need to feel empowered to advocate for their needs and rights. That’s why, day in and day out, we are supporting countless pregnant women and new moms facing uncertainty and fear as the pandemic rages by listening, taking action, and empowering workers to know their rights.

KNOW YOUR RIGHTS: Duluth, MN Paid Sick Time

  • April 30, 2020

In the midst of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) global pandemic, the CDC has recommended that everyone take steps to protect themselves and their communities, including avoiding close contact with others. If you…

KNOW YOUR RIGHTS: Washington, D.C. Paid Sick Time

  • April 25, 2020

In the midst of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) global pandemic, the CDC has recommended that everyone take steps to protect themselves and their communities, including avoiding close contact with others. If you…

New FAQs on Paid Sick Leave, Pregnancy, & Your Workplace Rights During COVID-19

Knowledge is power! Our legal experts have put together three new know-your-rights FAQs for workers who are affected by COVID-19, addressing paid sick leave, pregnancy, and more. We are working to ensure all workers and families have the protections they need under the law, both during this crisis and beyond. If you have questions about your legal rights, contact our free legal helpline. 

A Blueprint for Southern Lawmakers to Protect Working Families During COVID-19

Working people in the South have some of the fewest legal protections for their health and economic security in the country. For example, Southern workers are less likely to have access to paid leave than those in other regions. While recent federal legislation provides some workers with critical new rights in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, major gaps remain, and Southern lawmakers must act to fill those gaps.

KNOW YOUR RIGHTS: Philadelphia, PA Paid Sick Time

  • April 17, 2020

In the midst of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) global pandemic, the CDC has recommended that everyone take steps to protect themselves and their communities, including avoiding close contact with others. If you…

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