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Robinson: Family leave works. I know.

Robinson: Family leave works. I know.

by Keisha Robinson Let’s work to keep Wisconsin’s law one of the strongest in the nation and even expand it Last week, we celebrated the 29th anniversary of Wisconsin’s Family and Medical Leave Act, which offers unpaid, job-protected leave for a new baby, and two weeks to care for a seriously ill child, parent, partner […]

A caregiver’s wage gap

A caregiver’s wage gap

Keisha from Wisconsin lays out how not having access to paid sick days or paid family leave contributes to the wage gap by punishing women financially for taking care of our families.

Wisconsin releases new poverty report

Wisconsin releases new poverty report

Low-income refundable tax credits have lifted 110,000 Wisconsinites out of poverty each year, on average, from 2011 to 2013, and another 130,000 were lifted out of poverty each year, on average, from 2009 to 2011 due to SNAP.