2014 is already shaping up to be an inspiring year for our work with lots of forward movement for women and families. So far there’s been a strong report from the Oregon Commission on Civil Rights about closing the wage gap in Oregon, the City of Eugene is considering a paid sick days law, we’re hosting a great author event with Brigid Schulte, and we’ve been getting On Rampers together to help each other ramp back into the paid workforce after time away for caregiving.
We invite you to take a moment to catch up on what’s going on in the world of creating a Family Forward Oregon.
As Equal Pay Day approaches (the day this year when women have finally earned what their male counterpart earned last year), the Oregon Bureau of Labor and Industries (BOLI) put together this great top-10 list of facts to know about equal pay in Oregon. See all 10 here.
There’s been a lot of buzz lately about flexible workplaces. But what is a flexible workplace, exactly? And why should we care? Find out here.
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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 | Paid Sick Days for Portland
On March 13, 2013, the Portland City Council voted unanimously to allow all people working in Portland to earn sick time while they work (effective January, 2014). Here are some of the many, many people who made this step forward a reality.