January is Poverty Awareness Month

Did you know that January is poverty awareness month? Though we are often touted as one of the most prosperous nations in the world, our country has a major poverty problem. According to the most recent Census reports, the official poverty rate in the United States...

Paid Family & Medical Leave Comes to Washington!

This is huge! Late last night, the Washington State Legislature passed a comprehensive paid family and medical leave law! Starting in 2020, Washington workers will be able to take paid leave for the birth or placement of a new child, to take care of an ill family...

Making It Work for Working Families

Recent research shows that caregiver discrimination lawsuits—including discrimination based on pregnancy, parenthood, and caring for sick family members—have risen nearly 270% in the last ten years. Surprising? Not really. Upsetting? Completely. Yet on the bright...