All Featured Highlights: Work/Life and Job Quality
- Feb 03, 2016 | Jodie Levin-Epstein Giving Retail Workers the Gift of Standards for Job Schedules
- Feb 03, 2016 | Zoe Ziliak Michel Don’t be Fooled: Paid Sick Time Laws Don’t Cost Jobs
- Jan 29, 2016 | Zoe Ziliak Michel The Business Benefits of Paid Sick Time
- Jan 29, 2016 | Zoe Ziliak Michel The Healthy Families Act: A Detailed Review for Businesses
- Jan 29, 2016 | Zoe Ziliak Michel The Healthy Families Act: Fact Sheet for Businesses
- Jan 19, 2016 | Liz Ben-Ishai Why Fair Job Scheduling for Low-Wage Workers Is a Racial Justice Issue
- Jan 13, 2016 | Liz Ben-Ishai Obama’s State of the Union Address Sets Broader Context for Job Quality
Dec 11, 2015
| CLASP and NPWF
New & Expanded Employer Paid Family Leave Policies
The National Partnership for Women & Families and the Center for Law and Social Policy are excited to release “New & Expanded Employer Paid Family Leave Policies,” which details new paid family leave policies announced in 2015 by high-profile companies.
- Nov 06, 2015 | Zoe Ziliak Michel Enforcement Agencies Gather to Share Strategies
- Oct 27, 2015 | Zoe Ziliak Michel Small Business Owners Support Federal Paid Family Medical Leave and Earned Sick Days
- Oct 06, 2015 | Liz Ben-Ishai Getting Down to Business October 2015
- Sep 16, 2015 | Liz Ben-Ishai Volatile Job Schedules and Access to Public Benefits When combined with low wages and low income, workers with volatile schedules find themselves in need of income support from public benefits programs. However, the scheduling issues driving their need for public benefits often create barriers to access.
- Sep 10, 2015 | Zoe Ziliak Michel President Celebrates Labor Day by Extending Paid Sick Days to Government Contractors President Obama extended paid sick time to all federally contracted employees this Labor Day and called for a national policy for paid sick days.
- Sep 03, 2015 | Liz Ben-Ishai Getting Down to Business September 2015 Getting Down to Business is CLASP's monthly update on business, paid leave and scheduling news.
- Aug 05, 2015 | Jodie Levin-Epstein On the Road with FMLA for 22 Years 22 years ago the FMLA began to reach actual workers who could take unpaid family and medical leave without fear of losing jobs. FMLA needs to be modernized since 40 percent of workers are excluded, and a new program of paid leave should be established.
Aug 04, 2015
| By Liz Ben-Ishai, Rick McHugh & Claire McKenna
Out of Sync: How Unemployment Insurance Rules Fail Workers with Volatile Job Schedules
The UI system has not caught up with the realities of today’s labor market and often fails workers with volatile schedules when they are most in need. With the changes advocated here, we can bring UI programs more into sync with the realities of workers experiencing volatile scheduling.
- Jul 17, 2015 | Zoe Ziliak Michel Schedules that Work Act Reintroduced in House and Senate The Schedules That Work Act was reintroduced in the House and Senate on Wednesday, July 15. If passed, the bill will ensure stability and fairer practices for low-wage employees.
- Jul 15, 2015 | Liz Ben-Ishai Federal Legislation to Address Volatile Job Schedules Employers rely on their employees to keep their businesses running. However, workers can only do that when they have quality jobs, which include (among other features) stable, predictable, and flexible schedules.
- Jul 13, 2015 | Liz Ben-Ishai Job Schedules that Work for Businesses in the District This brief overviews scheduling practices in Washington D.C. and emphasizes that it’s time for D.C. to add fair scheduling practices to its suite of basic labor protections, making the District a decent place to work and great place to do business.
- Jun 19, 2015 | Liz Ben-Ishai D.C. Workers Have Too Few Hours, Too Little Notice According to a new study, workers in Washington, D.C. often receive their schedules with just a few days’ notice. They also don't have get enough hours to make ends meet.