Now it's up to us to make sure that Big Business doesn't undermine our bill.
We're so proud of the work YOU have done to power and lead this historic campaign for paid family and medical leave in Washington, D.C. We need to make sure the city doesn't water down our program or deny start-up funding!
Paid Family Leave Blog
Today’s vote demonstrates the power of families who united across the District around the shared need for vital benefits. Now it’s up to the Council and Mayor to take the final step to make it a reality.
October was Breast Cancer Awareness Month. While many people were wearing pink ribbons, as a breast cancer survivor I was doing something else: advocating for paid family leave in DC.
DC Paid Family Leave Coalition Response To Revised Universal Paid Leave Act: Bill affirms need for progressive family leave, but eliminates crucial medical leave coverage.
DC Paid Family Leave Coalition welcomes business lobby to the conversation on how to guarantee paid family and medical leave for DC workforce, but expresses concerns over details of new proposal
The clock is ticking, and pressure is mounting for the D.C. City Council to vote on the Universal Paid Leave Act of 2015—a bill, that, if approved, would become the most progressive paid leave law in the country.
Mayor Bowser is proudly #withher, and once again reaffirmed this at the opening of the DC for Hillary office opening last week. But given the opportunity to be at the forefront of a growing movement that is a centerpiece of the Clinton presidential bid—the movement for paid, gender-neutral, and job-protected family leave—Mayor Bowser is dragging her feet.