National Paid Family Leave: 2016 Needs a Champion

This Congress won’t pass it. But with support building on the ground and lessons learned from local legislation, we’re ready as a nation. Now we need a presidential candidate–most likely a woman–who can make paid family leave a priority.

Paid Family Leave in California: All is Not Well

No better time than Labor Day to take a new critical look at the nation’s first Paid Family Leave Act. I hailed our state’s law in this space over a year ago. Today I want to backtrack and emphasize the crying need for awareness and implementation.

Before Casting 2012 Ballot, Confront Candidates

Voting this year can help stop recent setbacks of women’s rights, says Martha Burk in her book “Your Voice, Your Vote: The Savvy Woman’s Guide to Power, Politics and the Change We Need.” But before heading to the ballot box, press candidates and arm yourself with knowledge.