As 2014 nears, with all its opportunities, we wanted to take a moment to reflect back on how far we’ve come since January 2013. We hope you are as inspired as we are by the incredible movement we are building to create an Oregon where families have the time it takes to care for each other without sacrificing their economic security. Here are some highlights from our biggest year yet:
On January 1, 2014, the City of Portland’s new paid sick days ordinance goes into effect. What does that mean to people working in Portland? This FAQ will help you know your rights under the law.
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Check out all of the parents, employers and policy-makers who are creating the kind of change needed in today's economy, for today's families.Photo Gallery | Mother’s Day of Action
On May 8, 2013 a group of Oregon mothers – and others! – gathered in our state capitol in Salem to deliver flowers and Mother’s day cards to all 90 of our state legislators and the Governor. Why? Because that’s what we get every year on Mother’s Day — yet we need far more than flowers to survive and thrive as mothers (click here to see an online version of the card we delivered and here for a fact sheet that spells out what moms need and why we need it). Here are some great pics of our first (and very floral) Mother’s Day of Action: