National Partnership for Women & Families

Business Leaders Join Together to Call for Paid Family and Medical Leave in New Video

Thursday, July 22, 2021 - 6:05pm

WASHINGTON, July 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Today, the National Partnership for Women & Families released a new video featuring some of the most recognizable leaders in business advocating for a nationwide paid family and medical leave program.

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  • WASHINGTON, July 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Today, the National Partnership for Women & Families released a new video featuring some of the most recognizable leaders in business advocating for a nationwide paid family and medical leave program.
  • The video features business leaders from ThirdLove, Patagonia, Sun Life U.S., Thinx, Airbnb, Seven Seven Six, Levi Strauss & Co., Brew HaHa!
  • "As Congress is considering investments in infrastructure and caregiving, it is critical that paid family and medical leave is part of the package.
  • The National Partnership for Women & Families is also launching a six-figure multi-state ad campaign to showcase the voices of business leaders that are advocating for a nationwide, inclusive paid family and medical leave program.

Global Companies, Small Business Owners Join Together to Support a National Paid Leave Policy

Monday, June 21, 2021 - 2:00pm

WASHINGTON, June 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- This week during Businesses for Paid Leave Week of Action businesses from around the country will join together to show support for a federal paid family and medical leave policy.

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  • WASHINGTON, June 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- This week during Businesses for Paid Leave Week of Action businesses from around the country will join together to show support for a federal paid family and medical leave policy.
  • In recent months there has been a groundswell of momentum and growing support for a broad investment in care infrastructure including a federal paid leave policy, including:
    Over 1,400 small businesses across the country have signed on to support paid leave, working with Main Street Alliance and members of the Small Business for Paid Leave Coalition.
  • Businesses for Paid Leave Week of Action is being organized in partnership with PL+US (Paid Leave for the U.S.), the National Partnership for Women & Families, Times Up, Main Street Alliance, and Paid Leave for All.
  • PL+US (Paid Leave for the United States) is the national campaign to win paid family and medical leave for every working person in the US.

Levi Strauss & Co. Announces Industry-Leading Paid Family Leave Benefit

Thursday, February 27, 2020 - 1:00pm

Levi Strauss & Co. (NYSE: LEVI) today announced its new paid family leave benefit for all U.S. corporate and benefits-eligible retail employees.

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  • Levi Strauss & Co. (NYSE: LEVI) today announced its new paid family leave benefit for all U.S. corporate and benefits-eligible retail employees.
  • We are introducing paid family leave to offer our employees the flexibility to care for ill family members without worrying about the stability of their job or finances, said Chip Bergh, president and chief executive officer of Levi Strauss & Co. Access to paid family leave addresses the needs of the modern workforce and can help boost employee retention and loyalty.
  • LS&Co.s paid family leave benefit provides up to eight weeks of paid time off annually to care for an ill spouse, domestic partner, parent or stepparent, child or stepchild up to 18 years of age.
  • We applaud Levi Strauss & Co.s expansion of its industry-leading paid parental leave policy to include paid family leave for both its corporate and benefits-eligible hourly workers, said Debra Ness, president of the National Partnership for Women & Families.