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Advancing justice for workers, so they can care for themselves and their loved ones. #PaidLeave, #PaidSickDays, #PregnancyDiscrimination, #FairWorkWeek, & more.

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Thanks Family Justice Network partners and @ABetterBalance for fighting for inclusive family recognition in paid le… https://t.co/qVVNhZAo5m
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7/2
2020
Families are not one size fit all, and our laws shouldn’t be either. Learn more about the push to expand legal defi… https://t.co/sflfQwDI0e
Retweeted by A Better BalanceJOB OPPORTUNITY: Our NYC and Southern Offices are both recruiting rising third-year law students, judicial clerks,… https://t.co/dONVf60BDpAfrican American & Latinx workers are among those least likely to have parental leave. Why? Long-term effects of ra… https://t.co/nKM8iW9A9w
Retweeted by A Better BalanceJibril worked for the same business for 28 years - mostly w/o #paidsickdays. Now, she says “It’s awesome to know yo… https://t.co/7ZYEJl3Rwi
Retweeted by A Better BalanceKnow your rights! If you are returning to the workplace, these videos from @ABetterBalance explain the laws that ca… https://t.co/THjRyNndVT
Retweeted by A Better BalanceBig day in #PaidLeave: DC's long-awaited paid leave program launches & big improvements to NJ and CA's programs go… https://t.co/f9qi9aOknL
Retweeted by A Better Balance @EarnedSickDayNJ ❤️❤️❤️Latino caregivers spend over 40 percent of their income on caregiving expenses. Black caregivers spend more than 1/… https://t.co/61y7dwr551The sky did not fall when CA, NJ, RI, NY, DC, WA, MA, CT, and OR passed #paidleaveforall for their residents. It's… https://t.co/8uOOAUTjKxThe Families First Coronavirus Response Act provides 10 #paidsickdays and up to 12 weeks of #paidleave for many wor… https://t.co/PV5Lb7pPrbThe lack of paid leave disproportionately affects low-income women and their families. Women with no access to paid… https://t.co/I5IBdwAzyc
Retweeted by A Better BalanceCongrats to all #DC workers and especially to @1199SEIU members who pushed for wages and leave! Bc of you, today i… https://t.co/Jijl1IemqT
Retweeted by A Better BalanceProud to join our partners to celebrate #paidsickdays and #paidleave victories across the country -- past and prese… https://t.co/C7o9UqQGar
Retweeted by A Better BalanceCongrats New Jersey on improvements to your #paidleave program starting TODAY! Increased benefits mean increased… https://t.co/8NyjBmSdLlBecause she had #paidsickdays, Leah could get her son to the ER during an asthma attack. “Without paid sick days, m… https://t.co/vL7BxGYN6N
Retweeted by A Better BalanceCongratulations #California! 8 weeks of #paidleave are available for starting July 1 2020 #WeEarnedIt https://t.co/gN11Jt7qtS
Retweeted by A Better BalanceKnow your rights! Here’s an interactive overview of the states, cities, and counties with #PaidSickDays laws on the… https://t.co/eHn36F4vAfIt's implementation day! Today in Chicago, we're celebrating the 3rd anniversary of our #PaidSickDays ordinance, wh… https://t.co/6KHcDaqaO9
Retweeted by A Better BalanceThe sky did not fall when CA, NJ, RI, NY, DC, WA, MA, CT, and OR passed #paidleave policies for their residents. Th… https://t.co/U50VQlDTJ0
Retweeted by A Better BalanceStarting today, workers in D.C., California, and New Jersey have new or expanded #paidleave rights! #WeEarnedIt https://t.co/iTUjdUKS34We’re celebrating #PaidLeave and #PaidSickDays implementation day because #WeEarnedit! Join us for a tweetstorm now. https://t.co/Cc66SInupIThe Senate will be taking a vacation in a few days and currently have no plans to close the loopholes in the first… https://t.co/QmwmCXEaps
Retweeted by A Better Balance🚨🚨 Today is a great day for #DC working families: #PaidLeave4DC is finally here!!! Plus wages ⬆️ to $15/hr ($5/tipp… https://t.co/bE370v1V1C
Retweeted by A Better BalanceThe Virginia PWFA goes into effect today, guaranteeing pregnant workers a right to reasonable accommodations to sta… https://t.co/RAHawT1qhJWorkers need to be protected and the first step towards that goal is for the Senate to pass inclusive #paidleave po… https://t.co/KSvG3z1mZV
Retweeted by A Better BalanceWe investigated how some of the nation’s largest employers use #AbusiveAttendance policies to trample on workers’ l… https://t.co/czrxDcdkuP
7/1
2020
Did you know that the #FamiliesFirst Act gave many workers new rights to emergency paid sick days and #paidleave th… https://t.co/1xrlxzCOOk
Retweeted by A Better BalanceBeginning tomorrow, workers in DC, California, and New Jersey will have new or expanded #paidleave rights! https://t.co/iTUjdUKS34BREAKING: Too many employers are getting away with using #AbusiveAttendance policies that trample on frontline work… https://t.co/Ac6wNkr5nv
Retweeted by A Better BalanceWorkers deserve paid sick days, & they should not be penalized for using them. Creating penalties for lawful absenc… https://t.co/t5NyFK7Gx7
Retweeted by A Better BalanceSisterReach continues to fight for the reproductive health of women. “This legislation is not only unconstitutional… https://t.co/juG5roylnn
Retweeted by A Better Balance"When abortion is banned and criminalized, it is Black women who suffer the most." Important article about Tennesse… https://t.co/drZywYX8idReally proud to have worked on this important report with @ABetterBalance highlighting the harsh impacts of… https://t.co/ItipYP1u9J
Retweeted by A Better BalanceWhoa! Important new research from @ABetterBalance shows why laws, not just employer policies, are so critically imp… https://t.co/2HLPHPYYgP
Retweeted by A Better BalanceThis needs to change. Congress must take action to hold companies accountable and ensure their attendance policies… https://t.co/H3ntA1AC2BOur analysis of policies affecting 18 million workers shows these policies mislead & misinform workers about their… https://t.co/TtdyQCutwI#COVID19 has laid bare the risks of workers being forced to report to work sick. Yet companies in retail, meatpac… https://t.co/Swq6aTFLSDBREAKING: Too many employers are getting away with using #AbusiveAttendance policies that trample on frontline work… https://t.co/Ac6wNkr5nv
6/30
2020
.@MomsRising’s #MaternalJustice chat 2NITE @8pm ET will focus on how we can best support expecting families, Queer… https://t.co/Gj5kpefkBW
Retweeted by A Better BalanceNow more than ever, working parents need support! This piece from @clairecm looks at how the pandemic has affected… https://t.co/hHR1MgAXJSThe fact that we had to fight so hard goes to show nothing should be taken for granted when it comes to protecting… https://t.co/5tT49hl6bE
Retweeted by A Better BalanceJoin the @FmlyValuesWork network on Wed. July 1st to celebrate the implementation of #paidleave & #paidsickdays―law… https://t.co/S7gNLQMzdo
Retweeted by A Better BalanceAs states reopen, it’s more important than ever that the Labor Department ensure workers are safe on the job.… https://t.co/2xchnNqD6V
Retweeted by A Better BalanceAccess to abortion is critical for the health and economic security of women and families. Great news!… https://t.co/ztdHy5cONEPregnant LGBT people of color need #paidsickdays to access doulas, which have historically supported the LBGT commu… https://t.co/jVoTUFZYPb
Retweeted by A Better BalanceBREAKING: #SCOTUS rules to strike down medically unnecessary laws and allows abortion clinics in LA to stay open! W… https://t.co/CE6ZD1sn3D
Retweeted by A Better BalanceBREAKING: The Supreme Court just struck down Louisiana’s clinic shutdown law. This ruling allows the state’s three… https://t.co/4HsMI5OKaK
Retweeted by A Better BalanceWithout stronger workplace supports in place like paid leave, accommodations for pregnant workers, and affordable c… https://t.co/Lwb5vwvT71
6/29
2020
Happy #PRIDE2020! LGBTQ workers, we see you and we’re fighting for you! https://t.co/XIeTY15GK7
6/27
2020
.@rosadelauro gives a strong closing speech nodding to farm workers having issues accessing child care and provider… https://t.co/i91Frww6d8
Retweeted by A Better BalanceTo have high quality, affordable childcare — that is not a luxury...This is an issue of urgency, it's an issue of… https://t.co/PjhoDqbyhB
Retweeted by A Better Balance"Child care is like infrastructure...if we don't come through with a major investment in our babies and the workers… https://t.co/mdlOPly6mn
Retweeted by A Better BalanceRallying to #savechildcare. Thank you #childcareworkers! Thank you parents. Thank you children! Now let’s make sure… https://t.co/L1ZPUOaypy
Retweeted by A Better BalanceReopening the economy without childcare is harming working families. We must support childcare providers and ensure… https://t.co/UVwfkgTEoF"We need to have a better childcare system than we had before, we can't survive the way things are now, we have to… https://t.co/q2ZsprXlgs
Retweeted by A Better BalanceOur member Patricia explains why we must #SaveChildcare: "Families are struggling. Working parents are not ok. And… https://t.co/iEGRoTSu09
Retweeted by A Better BalanceTune in now to rally to #SaveChildCare! ⬇️ https://t.co/iIksTMcgQkEvidence suggests that #COVID19 could increase #MaternalMortality as quarantine measures, overcrowded healthcare fa… https://t.co/KiPM5eDIIm
Retweeted by A Better BalanceWe need the #HEROESAct—a bold proposal to expand and build upon emergency federal paid leave protections and enact… https://t.co/oo0yOhCCo7#PRIDE2020 emphasizes the systemic struggles from which our celebrations originated. We honor the revolutionary tra… https://t.co/EMVlKoQSk7Congratulations to Tennessee! 30 states in the US now have strengthened protections for #PregnantWorkershttps://t.co/RneEWqMC7J
Retweeted by A Better Balance"Systemic racism plays an undeniable role in raising the public health risk for these men and women who are disprop… https://t.co/2ZI4iXfvLI
6/26
2020
Aisha Adkins left her first full-time job, at 27-years-old, to care for her mother when she was diagnosed with fron… https://t.co/M1ovsW1oVF
Retweeted by A Better BalanceOur fragile child care infrastructure is on the brink of collapse. Parents can’t return to work without child care… https://t.co/d1rnVPmTk7
Retweeted by A Better BalanceKnow your rights! If you are taking federal emergency #paidleave, you ARE protected against retaliation from your e… https://t.co/63f6FBZBFKWe can do better. We have to do better. We need #PaidLeaveforAll NOW. Join us and contact your legislators:… https://t.co/17I6i7147f
Retweeted by A Better BalanceFor parents in need of #paidleave, the start of the summer raises complicated questions. We need #paidleaveforall,… https://t.co/uRXzu2WpaiGrateful for the support and expertise of @ABetterBalance, who helped craft our bill to expand paid sick leave and… https://t.co/80pqpesrbx
Retweeted by A Better BalanceThanks to the Tennessee Pregnant Workers Fairness Act, pregnant workers in Tennessee will no longer have to make th… https://t.co/n7oHyWirII
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6/25
2020
🎉 H.3200, the Lactation Support Act, has passed through the South Carolina General Assembly! 🎉 Thank you to the bil… https://t.co/hYZRGhAQEx
Retweeted by A Better BalanceWe applaud @MayorLeeHarris & county commissioners for enacting paid parental leave for Shelby Co. employees. By al… https://t.co/zlvHnjgvYhThis #PrideMonth, it's important to note that federal emergency paid leave enables covered LGBTQ workers to care fo… https://t.co/hsk0TkC4OOWe honor the leaders of the Stonewall uprising, who fought for their communities—Black, brown, queer, trans—to be f… https://t.co/scsIWLGjAyViolence against LGBTQ+ people of color, particularly Black trans people, must end! We mourn the death of… https://t.co/OdsdNKjhWw
Retweeted by A Better BalanceFor LGBTQ workers caring for their loved ones, especially amid #COVID19, it is crucial we continue passing paid lea… https://t.co/Fhq2OvH6qfIn an important step forward for equality, SCOTUS recently ruled that LGBTQ workers ARE protected against discrimin… https://t.co/GahQeTZPnXWith the national reckoning over racial injustice and ongoing protests against police brutality, this year's… https://t.co/2HQGjQL9UEJoin the virtual Family Pride March and tweetstorm with us now! #PrideMonth #FamilyPride https://t.co/UBDIKCU7jFTune in Wed. 6/24 for our Virtual Family Pride March, 2-4 PM ET via FB Live! We can't wait to celebrate our LGBTQ+… https://t.co/skYb2qelkX
Retweeted by A Better BalanceTomorrow let’s have a real talk about #blackwomen and the issues we face in the South. We’ll be live on Facebook at… https://t.co/5dmw38pI91
Retweeted by A Better BalanceThis week, we testified in support of a bill that would fill in gaps in federal law to give all Philadelphia's work… https://t.co/qiFXTCZZUj"His pregnant wife worried about his risk of getting sick. 'I told her, if I leave this job, how will I get paid?'… https://t.co/JjFBRhD4zZ
Retweeted by A Better BalanceCongratulations @ABetterBalance @MOD_Tennessee & the numerous labor, public health, business, & other advocacy orga… https://t.co/wSrl0QdEfF
Retweeted by A Better BalanceI recall reading the @nytimes article about this years ago. It was devastating & heartbreaking. Inhumane work pract… https://t.co/6qokzfdr9u
Retweeted by A Better BalanceBlack women in TN are nearly twice as likely as white women to die during or after childbirth. The newly-passed T… https://t.co/Ua62jU9RHW
6/24
2020
Thanks to ABB former client Tasha Murrell and her co-workers for bravely sharing heartbreaking stories of pregnancy… https://t.co/8h6qYNp2mMThousands are raising awareness of the many injustices facing the Black community & to demand change—but the fight… https://t.co/H3yMTqbvQa
Retweeted by A Better BalanceA great step forward for pregnant workers in #Tennessee! https://t.co/nzwIDpEWwN
Retweeted by A Better BalanceThis is a MAJOR victory for working moms-to-be in Tennessee! Congratulations to @ABetterBalance and thank you for a… https://t.co/JWOcZirj2p
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Retweeted by A Better BalanceCongratulations, Tennessee on this amazing win for #PregnancyFairness! https://t.co/jM6j1Cwwl9
Retweeted by A Better BalanceAlso thank you to: Business and Professional Women of TN, Women’s Fund of Greater Chattanooga, & ACOG TNWe are incredibly grateful to our partners who supported this campaign over the years, including: @HealthyFreeTN,… https://t.co/GJkoU0M6zpThe TN PWFA is just one important step towards guaranteeing economic security for all families and reducing our sta… https://t.co/R9GbCfGp4vBREAKING: Tennessee just became the 30th state to guarantee reasonable accommodations to pregnant workers, so they… https://t.co/uAWWejucXdRead our new guide to emergency paid leave rights for domestic workers in New York here! https://t.co/8aujQxZZ62For precarious workers who too often fall through the cracks of workplace protections, like temporary, part-time, a… https://t.co/JwxFh1pPcv“I survived 9/11, the blackout & the 2008 crash, but nothing like this,” he said. “I work hard and I save what I ca… https://t.co/uGBvOgm67U
Retweeted by A Better BalanceNELA is excited to partner with @ABetterBalance for our upcoming free webinar - Pregnant Workers' Rights During COV… https://t.co/I7aXAjV9MA
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6/23
2020

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