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Family and Medical Leave Act Surveys: Letter - A letter to the Department of Labor applauds their proposal to collect updated information about the Family and Medical Leave Act and suggests minor changes to enhance the quality and clarity of the information collected. (PDF) May 2011
Pregnancy Discrimination: Where Have We Been? Where Do We Go? - Powerpoint presentation gives a general overview of the impact of pregnancy discrimination on women workers and outlines strategies for combating discrimination. January 2010
Pregnancy and Parental Leave - An Employment Guide - Provides information and resources for dealing with pregnancy in the workplace. Includes information on applicable laws, employer discrimination against pregnant women, maternity leave, disability leave for pregnancy, and ways to improve the employment situation. January 2005
Early Childhood Education for All: A Wise Investment - Quality early education benefits children of all social and economic groups. There are both short- and long-term economic benefits to taxpayers and the community if early education that meets high standards is available to all children, starting with those who are most disadvantaged. Indeed, universally available quality early education would benefit everyone and be the most cost-effective economic investment. April 2005
Still Nowhere to Turn: New York City’s Continuing Failure to Inform Parents About Their Childcare Rights - A Legal Momentum-sponsored survey confirmed that parents were not provided with adequate information about child care. Responding to advocacy by NOW Legal Defense and Bronx Legal Services, New York State and City issued directives specifically designed to ensure that caseworkers provide parents with child care information. A follow-up survey demonstrated that the directives were not being followed. March 2001