Tell your Congressperson to support the Pregnant Worker Fairness Act

The U.S. House of Representatives will soon vote on an important measure to protect pregnant workers from discrimination. This is a major opportunity to advance family-friendly workplace policy, and we need to make sure all North Carolina members of U.S. Congress...
Father’s Day, Paid Leave and COVID-19: Tell us your story!

Father’s Day, Paid Leave and COVID-19: Tell us your story!

This Father’s Day, our coalition is collecting stories about the importance of paid leave and paid sick days for dads, AND about the importance of being able to be there for our dads when they need a caregiver. With that in mind, our guiding question is: What...

NC Families Care Coalition Calls on NC Senators to Support Paid Leave

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMay 22, 2020RALEIGH, NC – A broad coalition of North Carolina organizations is calling on Senators Thom Tillis and Richard Burr to support the paid leave and paid sick days provisions of the HEROES Act. The NC Families Care Coalition, a coalition...

Know Your Rights: COVID, Paid Leave and Unemployment

Check out this excellent new know-your-rights chart that can help clarify who is eligible for what kind of support under new federal laws, and what working people’s options are in the face of the COVID pandemic. Many thanks to our partners at Family Values @...