Wisconsin April Election: How Poll Volunteers and Voters Were Forced to Risk Their Health, and What Officials Must Do Now
A volunteer poll worker shares her story from the front lines of the dangerous election in Wisconsin — where voters and poll workers are now coming down with COVID-19.
More women than ever have entered the workforce (thanks in large part to expanded access to birth control, which has allowed women to pursue their education and careers) — but workplace leave policies haven’t kept up with this progress. That’s why Sen. Patty Murray (D-WA) and Rep. Rosa DeLauro (D-CT) have reintroduced the Healthy Families Act, which would help ensure working women and families can take paid sick leave.
Feb. 20, 2015