Monday, May 5, 2014

#WhatMothersNeed Week of Action

May 11 is Mother's Day, and this year, Mom needs more than cards and flowers. She needs action -
  • to end pay discrimination
  • to end pregnancy discrimination 
  • to ensure all workers have access to paid sick days and paid family leave
In this week leading up to Mother's Day, our friends at the National Partnership have put together a kit to help your voice be heard. You can also take part in their daily Twitter storms at 3PM. Topics include: 

  • Monday: Maternal Health and Child Care
  • Tuesday: Pregnancy Discrimination
  • Wednesday: Paid Leave and Paid Sick Days
  • Thursday: Equal Pay and Minimum Wage
  • Friday: Health

At the end of the week, we will also be asking moms from across the country to send us pictures of themselves with signs supporting paid sick days and paid family leave. Check back on our website for more information.

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