Tell the Senate: Confirm Judges Committed to Expanding Civil Rights

Extremist judges will not stop endangering the lives of pregnant people or people who may become pregnant—overturning Roe v. Wade, attacking medication abortion, threatening the future of IVF, and now pregnancy accommodations. There are 56 federal judicial vacancies and 30 nominations before the Senate right now.

Tell the Senate to commit to confirming all federal nominees who will defend the rights and well-being of pregnant and postpartum workers, people who can get pregnant, and all women!

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Parents, Children, and Low-Wage Jobs

Millions of parents across the country work in jobs where low wages, unfair scheduling practices, and minimal benefits make it difficult to meet both work and caregiving responsibilities.  And the parents most likely to find themselves in low-wage jobs are women — disproportionately women of color and immigrant women. All too often, despite their best efforts, parents’ low wages and work conditions create unimaginable stress for their families and undermine their children’s chances for success in school and beyond.

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Stepping Up: New Policies and Strategies Supporting Parents in Low-Wage Jobs and Their Children

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Collateral Damage: Scheduling Challenges for Workers in Low-Wage Jobs and Their Consequences

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Strategies for Supporting Family, Friend, and Neighbor Care Providers

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Mothers of Very Young Children in Low-Wage Occupations

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Dig Deeper on Key Issues

Pregnancy, Parenting & the Workplace

No pregnant woman should have to choose between her health and her family’s economic security — but that’s exactly the choice some are forced to make. Pregnant women deserve fair treatment on the job.

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Minimum Wage

Nearly two-thirds of minimum wage workers in the United States are women ― and the minimum wage falls far short of what it takes to live above the poverty line.

Child Care

High-quality child care gives children the boost they need to succeed in school and gives parents support to be productive at work — but only if they have access to the care they need.

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Fair Work Schedules

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