Tuesday, October 20, 2009

Valuing Families at Work: Reasons to Support Earned Sick Time

Family Values at Work: A Multi-State Consortium and the National Partnership for Women and Families have just released an agenda that has been cosigned by over 40 other organizations throughout the country. Valuing Families at Work looks at the need for earned sick time, paid family and medical leave, and flexible scheduling.

There will be an audio conference later today to discuss this release.

WHO: Debra Ness, National Partnership for Women & Families; Ellen Bravo, Family
Values @ Work Consortium; and Avis Jones-DeWeever, National Council of Negro
Women.

WHAT: Release of Valuing Families Agenda

WHEN: Tuesday, October 20, 12:30 p.m. EDT

How: Toll-Free Number: 888-455-2265 - Pass Code: Agenda

To reserve a spot, please call Nancy Bennett, (800) 834-1110

Media wanting a list of workers who can speak from personal experience about
needing paid sick days, affordable family leave or flexible schedules can contact Ellen
Bravo at bravo@uwm.edu. Media participating in the audio conference can ask
speakers about the same list.

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