"Our case is a subset of how important it is to have this leave if a child is born with significant medical issues."
What does SB 63 mean to you? - Tricia & Bob's story Continue reading
What does SB 63 mean to you? - Danny's Story Continue reading
Tony and Tanya Reyes pose with their one-year-old baby in front of their representative Asm. Laura Friedman’s office during Work and Family CA Lobby Day on May 22, 2017. Tanya is a Los Angeles teacher and member of the United Teachers of Los Angeles (UTLA) and Breastfeed LA. Continue reading
LA Train-the-Trainer & Regional Meeting The Coalition led two big events in Los Angeles last month: A California Family Leave Rights Train-the-Trainer, hosted at St. John's Well Child & Family Center, and a Coalition Regional Meeting hosted by ACLU SoCal. We had a great turnout of community leaders, advocates, and legal experts interested in gaining the Continue reading
As the Coalition continues to organize for policy changes that expand equity and economic security for all working families, we are also collecting stories from parents and caregivers who benefitted (or could not benefit) from taking paid family leave (PFL) to bond with a new, adopted, or foster child, or to take care of a seriously ill family member. Meet Michael Levy, who kindly shared his story about welcoming his son, Auden, into his family while working for a small business with less than 20 employees. Continue reading
Exciting news! We got a matching grant of $10,000 at the end of last year to help kick start our grassroots campaign to win job protection for parents and caregivers when they take time to bond or care for loved ones. Coalition members are working together to engage people across the state in train the trainer events, district visits with local representatives, regional meetings and a lobby day in May. The funds we raise now will help us mobilize and allow diverse parents, caregivers and organizations to take the lead in winning family friendly workplaces for all. Please donate today to help us reach our goal: workfamilyca.org/donate Continue reading