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Our Impact

Corporate Engagement We engage business leaders to champion excellent family leave policy and speak out about the need for public policy.

Corporate Engagement

We engage business leaders to champion excellent family leave policy and speak out about the need for public policy.

Direct Advocacy We engage grassroots supporters of paid family and medical leave to call for changes in company and public policy.

Direct Advocacy

We engage grassroots supporters of paid family and medical leave to call for changes in company and public policy.

Legislation We work with a broad coalition to add digital & media capacity to selected local, state and national legislative advocacy efforts. 

Legislation

We work with a broad coalition to add digital & media capacity to selected local, state and national legislative advocacy efforts. 

Featured Actions

Take Action: End Gender Discrimination in Paid Leave

Derek's employer denied him primary caregiver leave because of his gender. 

Equality for Starbucks Baristas

Demand fairness for LGBTQ+ families. Send a message to Starbucks now.

Jasmine returned to Walmart less than 2 weeks after giving birth.

Join Jasmine in telling Walmart: provide ALL employees with paid family leave.

Congress: Extend caregiver benefits to all disabled veterans

Congress: Extend caregiver benefits to all disabled veterans

In The News


In The News


The Politics of Paid Family Leave (NPR)

The Politics of Paid Family Leave (NPR)

PL+US wants Everyone in the United States to Have Paid Family Leave (ESME)

PL+US wants Everyone in the United States to Have Paid Family Leave (ESME)

Fathers and adoptive parents who work at Starbucks deserve equal leave when they bring home children (Mic)

Fathers and adoptive parents who work at Starbucks deserve equal leave when they bring home children (Mic)

Baristas push Starbucks for more equitable parental leave (The Seattle Times)

Baristas push Starbucks for more equitable parental leave (The Seattle Times)

Veterans caregivers are unsung heroes who need equal benefits (The Hill)

Veterans caregivers are unsung heroes who need equal benefits (The Hill)

Advocates: ‘Unfair’ veteran caregiver program should be expanded to older vets (Stars and Stripes)

Advocates: ‘Unfair’ veteran caregiver program should be expanded to older vets (Stars and Stripes)

Law makes VA treat some family caregivers better than others (The Washington Post)

Law makes VA treat some family caregivers better than others (The Washington Post)

J.P. Morgan Employee Files Sex-Discrimination Claim Over Parental Leave Policy (Time/Motto)

J.P. Morgan Employee Files Sex-Discrimination Claim Over Parental Leave Policy (Time/Motto)

Major Employers Like Starbucks Shaft Low-Wage Workers When It Comes to Paid Parental Leave (Slate)

Major Employers Like Starbucks Shaft Low-Wage Workers When It Comes to Paid Parental Leave (Slate)

What Do Men Do On Paternity Leave? Become Dads (Refinery29)

What Do Men Do On Paternity Leave? Become Dads (Refinery29)

How paid leave policies can negatively affect LGBTQ families (The Washington Post)

How paid leave policies can negatively affect LGBTQ families (The Washington Post)

Trump’s Paid Leave Proposal Won’t Help Parents Who Need It Most (Time Magazine/Motto)

Trump’s Paid Leave Proposal Won’t Help Parents Who Need It Most (Time Magazine/Motto)

Paid family leave is an elite benefit in the U.S. (USA Today)

Paid family leave is an elite benefit in the U.S. (USA Today)

New Mom Says Walmart Made Her Return to Work After 2 Weeks — With Son in NICU (Yahoo)

New Mom Says Walmart Made Her Return to Work After 2 Weeks — With Son in NICU (Yahoo)

Campaña promueve días libres por licencia familiar con goce de sueldo (La Opinion)

Campaña promueve días libres por licencia familiar con goce de sueldo (La Opinion)

Why Walmart, Starbucks, and Others Give Some Employees Less Paid Leave (Fortune)

Why Walmart, Starbucks, and Others Give Some Employees Less Paid Leave (Fortune)

America’s biggest employers leave their hourly workers out of paid family leave (ThinkProgess)

America’s biggest employers leave their hourly workers out of paid family leave (ThinkProgess)

Study: Starbucks family leave policy deeply unequal (Seattle PI)

Study: Starbucks family leave policy deeply unequal (Seattle PI)

These are the companies with the best paid leave for all their workers (Quartz)

These are the companies with the best paid leave for all their workers (Quartz)

How Corporate Family Leave Policies Are Fueling Inequality (Common Dreams)

How Corporate Family Leave Policies Are Fueling Inequality (Common Dreams)

New Study Says Only 6 Percent of Low-Wage Workers Have Access to Paid Leave (NYmag.com)

New Study Says Only 6 Percent of Low-Wage Workers Have Access to Paid Leave (NYmag.com)

Despite the buzz, report finds paid family leave unavailable to many (Benefits PRO)

Despite the buzz, report finds paid family leave unavailable to many (Benefits PRO)

Report: Corporate Paid Leave Policies Shortchange Most Workers

Report: Corporate Paid Leave Policies Shortchange Most Workers

Starbucks Employees Speak Out: Why Don't Baristas Get the Same Maternity Leave as Corporate Workers? (Marie Claire)

Starbucks Employees Speak Out: Why Don't Baristas Get the Same Maternity Leave as Corporate Workers? (Marie Claire)

On this list of the 50 best places to work for new dads, Netflix leads the pack (Washington Post)

On this list of the 50 best places to work for new dads, Netflix leads the pack (Washington Post)

Paid Leave Disparities Between Corporate & Lower Wage Employees Is Surprisingly Common (Romper)

Paid Leave Disparities Between Corporate & Lower Wage Employees Is Surprisingly Common (Romper)

 

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