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Ann O'Leary: Pregnancy Discrimination Has No Place in Today’s America

Today’s ruling by the Supreme Court provides clarity and relief under the Pregnancy Discrimination Act that pregnant women have been seeking for years. Simply, the Court made clear that when Congress passed the Pregnancy Discrimination Act in 1978, it did indeed mean that employers must treat pregnant women the same as other workers who are temporarily disabled and similar in their ability or inab

California Work & Family Coalition

Women's Economic Empowerment Means a Stronger Calif♀rnia

Economic equality, poverty, and child care advocates will join legislators at a press conference today to call for new policies that will help secure women’s economic empowerment in California, and benefit families and communities across the state.

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Statement from Ann O'Leary: Paid Sick and Family Leave Benefits Our Workers and Our Country

The United States is one of only a handful of countries that offers no paid leave for new parents and no paid sick days. Today’s announcement from the federal government—our nation’s largest employer—should spur action throughout the country and lead to passage of the Healthy Families Act, as well as a national paid family leave program, such as the FAMILY Act.

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San Francisco expected to pass first-in-the-nation legislation promoting predictable schedules for hourly workers

The San Francisco Board of Supervisors is expected to pass the San Francisco Predictable Scheduling and Fair Treatment for Formula Retail Employees Ordinance – legislation that will give at least 35,000 hourly workers in the city of San Francisco, who work for major chain-stores, the predictable schedules and regular pay they need to secure their families’ well-being.

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Hillary Clinton Kicks Off Too Small To Fail Volunteer Event at Dreamforce 2014

Following her keynote address at Dreamforce 2014 tomorrow, Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton will join Salesforce Chairman and CEO Marc Benioff, Bay Area business and community leaders, and Dreamforce volunteers to kick off a day-long effort to fill thousands of tote bags with materials designed to encourage Oakland parents and caregivers to talk, read and sing to their children fro