National Partnership for Women & Families


Our coalition has been covered and our leaders quoted in leading outlets such as The New York Times, The Washington Post, USA Today, and more.

Pa. Workers, Businesses Need a Paid Sick Leave Law -

The National Partnership for Women and Families reports that in San Francisco, the first American city to enact sick leave legislation, more than 70 percent of employers said there was no impact on their profitability.

July 22, 2015

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

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