Pregnant Workers Fairness Act
The Pregnant Workers Fairness Act is a federal bill that would make sure pregnant workers do not have to choose between their health and their paycheck. Learn more about the campaign here.
Paid Sick Days Sweeping the Nation
Five states, one county, and 22 cities across the country guarantee paid sick time by law. To learn more about these laws, please check out A Better Balance’s detailed comparison chart.
Three legal experts share key information, practical tips, and real-life stories from moms and dads to spotlight the protections expecting and new parents have (and don’t have) in the workplace. This step-by-step guide covers everything from morning sickness to maternity leave to confronting discrimination on the job. It includes quizzes, charts, checklists, sample letters to employers, and a comprehensive breakdown of laws on pregnancy, parenthood, and the workplace.
A Better Balance is a national authority on work-family policy, dedicated to promoting fairness in the workplace and bringing caregiving to the forefront of public policy decisions.
Since its founding in 2005, ABB has spearheaded successful campaigns for paid sick leave legislation and laws guaranteeing fairness for pregnant workers, both in its headquarters in New York City and across the country. ABB’s legislative advocacy, paired with litigation, research, public education and technical assistance to state and local advocates, has generated new protections for millions of workers who are struggling to care for their families without risking their economic security.