Letter to the Editor – The Importance of Paid Leave

February 23, 2024

Wisconsin resident Leah Hibl is a medical professional who has seen both sides of the paid leave crisis. A part of our Wisconsin Care Coalition’s Storytellers Cohort, Leah shared her perspective in a letter to the editor of the Sheboygan Press. To read her letter click HERE.

By 9to5

Letter to the Editor – Wisconsin Needs Paid Leave!

February 23, 2024

A member of our Wisconsin Care Coalition’s Storytellers Cohort, shared her thoughts on the importance of having a Paid Leave program for ALL Wisconsin families. Read her letter to the editor of the Cap Times. Click HERE.

By Christina Thor

Voters Want Paid Leave – New Bill Delivers

February 22, 2024

Statistics show that nearly 76% of working people across Wisconsin, that’s nearly 2.4 million workers, do not have access to paid family and medical leave through their employer. That translates to more than 2 million Wisconsinites having to make difficult decisions between work and caring for their families. Voters across the state have made it…

By 9to5

Colorado Voters Say Yes To A Paid Family And Medical Leave Program

February 9, 2024

In 2020, Colorado voters approved a new paid family and medical leave law. Under Proposition 118, Colorado would require that employers provide 12 weeks of paid time off for childbirth and family emergencies. Eight other states and Washington, D.C., have created similar programs in the last two decades. For years business interests have paid leave measures,…

By 9to5

Christmas Dreams – A Member’s Holiday Wish

December 7, 2023

Dear Senator LeMahieu: On this Thanksgiving Day, I wanted to express my gratitude for the recent fall legislative update I received from your office. To be able to read about the work you have been doing on behalf of your constituents and information about how taxpayer dollars are being spent gives me a clear picture…

By 9to5

5 Things You Can Do For Economic Justice This Mother’s Day

May 9, 2023

Whether your celebrating your mom, a mother figure or another loved one, Mother’s Day is just around the corner (Seriously, did you plan something for the momma in your life? You’ve got a couple more days!). We’ve put together a list of five things you can do for all moms this Mother’s Day. Pregnant workers’…

By 9to5

Celebrating Family Care Days for Georgians

March 31, 2023

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Mar. 24, 2023Contact: Mackenzie Kwok (415-336-0725 or mackenzie@caminopr.com) 9to5 Georgia and the Georgia Coalition for Paid Leave Applaud Passage of SB61 Paid leave benefits all working families in Georgia  ATLANTA — This March, SB61 passed in the Georgia State House with strong bipartisan support and awaits Gov. Brian Kemp’s signature, upon which…

By 9to5

Comprehensive Paid Leave Program Proposed for WI Working Families

February 16, 2023

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEFeb. 15, 2023Contact: Mackenzie Kwok Phone: 415-336-0725 Email: mackenzie@caminopr.com 9to5 WI praises paid family and medical leave in Gov. Evers’ state budget Paid leave benefits WI employers and working famillies alike MADISON, Wis. — In his state budget address tonight, Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers announced that — for the first time — the…

By 9to5

4 Things We Can All Learn from “Dollars and “Sense:” A Cost/Benefit Analysis of Paid Leave in Georgia” 

July 26, 2022

Paid leave is essential for the economic security of all workers and is a policy with widespread bipartisan support, but some politicians continue to resist it at the local, state, and federal level. While many states and local governments have successfully implemented some form of paid leave, millions of workers across the country still face…

By 9to5

Paid Parental Leave Ordinance Passes in Milwaukee County

April 15, 2022

9to5 celebrates the passage of paid parental leave in Milwaukee.

By 9to5

.....

.....