We engage business leaders to champion excellent family leave policy and speak out about the need for public policy.
We engage grassroots supporters of paid family and medical leave to call for changes in company and public policy.
We work with a broad coalition to add digital & media capacity to selected local, state and national legislative advocacy efforts.
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
At Starbucks, your maternity leave depends on whether you're a barista or a boss (Guardian)
The Politics of Paid Family Leave (NPR)
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)
Baristas push Starbucks for more equitable parental leave (The Seattle Times)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
America’s biggest employers leave their hourly workers out of paid family leave (ThinkProgess)
Study: Starbucks family leave policy deeply unequal (Seattle PI)
These are the companies with the best paid leave for all their workers (Quartz)
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)
Starbucks will now allow new fathers to take paternity leave (Fortune)
Despite the buzz, report finds paid family leave unavailable to many (Benefits PRO)
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)
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)
Moms Advocate for parental leave after sons die in daycare (Fox News)
America’s Top Employers still lag far behind on basic family leave policies (Fast Company)
What Trump’s parental leave policy is missing (CNN)
Ikea pushes retail into the race to expand paid leave (Washington Post)
Moms petition for 6 months parental leave (USA Today)
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