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Letter to Congress Re: Co-Sponsor and Support the Paycheck Fairness Act

March 23, 2015

It’s time for Congress to stand up for the rights of working women and to advance fair pay. On behalf of a broad coalition of organizations that promote economic opportunity for women and full enforcement of antidiscrimination laws, we urge you to co-sponsor and work to swiftly pass the Paycheck Fairness Act.

NWLC Letter of Opposition to NLRB S.J. Res. 8, H.J. Res 29

March 20, 2015

Re: Opposition to NLRB S.J. Res. 8, H.J. Res 29

Dear Representative,

Letter In Support of Increasing Investments in Early Learning for FY 2016

March 17, 2015

On March 16, 2015, 44 national organizations sent a sign-on letter to the chairs and ranking members of the House and Senate Committees on Appropriations, and the Appropriations Subcommittes on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies, in support of increases for early learning programs in the FY 2016 appropriations process, to ensure that all children have the early lea

National Women's Law Center Opposes America's Small Business Tax Relief Act (HR 636)

February 11, 2015

The National Women's Law Center sent a letter to the House of Representatives urging members to vote against the America's Small Business Tax Relief Act (HR 636) and any other business “tax extender” bills unless they are fully paid for by closing corporate tax loopholes.

Workers’ Accounts of the Fallout from Difficult Scheduling Practices

February 10, 2015

On October 31, 2014, the Schedules that Work Coalition submitted to the Department of Labor workers’ accounts of the impact of difficult scheduling practices in their day-to-day lives.

Letter In Support of Increasing Investments in Early Learning for FY 2015

November 06, 2014

On November 6, 2014, 46 national organizations sent a sign-on letter to the chairs and ranking members of the House and Senate Committees on Appropriations, and the Appropriations Subcommittes on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies, in support of increases for early learning programs in an Omnibus Appropriations Bill for FY 2015.

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Letter In Support of Increasing Early Childhood Funding for FY 2016

September 09, 2014

On September 5, 2014, national organizations sent sign-on letters to Secretary of Education Arne Duncan, Secretary of Health and Human Services Sylvia Burwell, and Director of the Office of Management and Budget Shaun Donovan in support of increasing funding for early childhood programs in the FY 2016 budget period.

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NWLC opposes the Child Tax Credit Improvement Act of 2014 (H.R. 4935)

August 01, 2014

The National Women's Law Center sent a letter to the House of Representatives urging members to vote against the Child Tax Credit Improvement Act of 2014 (H.R.

Memorandum Re: Interaction of Wisconsin’s Contraceptive Equity Law and the Supreme Court’s Decision in Burwell v. Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc.

July 23, 2014

This memo explains that despite the Supreme Court’s Hobby Lobby decision, Wisconsin law requiring insurance coverage of birth control remains in effect and should be fully enforced.