Celebrating FMLA: But it Falls Short

The FMLA was a major step in the right direction to provide an important benefit to employees and their families. However, FMLA is unpaid leave and 9to5 will continue to advocate for paid leave for all, both full- time and part-time workers. Won’t you join us?

Action Alert: Sign our petition to make FMLA more affordable and accessible for working families

9to5 is celebrating the 20th anniversary of the Family Medical Leave Act, one of the most significant advances for working families in our nation’s history. Unfortunately, many people are still forced to go to work when they need to be at home caring for themselves or their families.

Media Coverage: Colorado Democrats support workplace antidiscrimination proposal

Erin Bennett, Colorado director of 9to5, National Association of Working Women, said the changes are necessary because the monetary compensation some plaintiffs get isn’t enough to cover attorneys’ costs. This leads to some attorneys not being willing to take discrimination cases against small businesses, leaving those victims without any means for justice, she said.

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