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Facebook sets improved wages, benefits for contract workers - USA Today

"Facebook's extraordinary announcement marks the dawn of a new day in this country," said National Partnership for Women & Families President Debra Ness.

May 13, 2015

Murray launches new push for paid leave - The Hill

"Paid sick days laws are or will soon be in place in 21 places across the country and 81 percent of voters say they want lawmakers to consider new laws like paid sick days,” the National Partnership for Women & Families said in a statement. “It is past time for action at the federal level.”

April 23, 2015

Patty Murray Vows To Pursue ‘Every Avenue' For Paid Sick Leave - Huffington Post

Vicki Shabo, vice president of the National Partnership for Women & Families, said that “this is the time, this is the moment” to pass federal legislation on paid sick leave."

April 20, 2015

Working Parents Should Be Very Happy About This Obscure Senate Vote - Huffington Post

Vicki Shabo, vice president of the National Partnership for Women & Families, said, “There was not a big lobbying effort around this amendment,” she said. “The vote was a surprise -- but a very positive surprise.”

April 6, 2015

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