Category: News

Incredible public hearing on paid sick time!

What an amazing public hearing Monday night in the state capitol to support a statewide paid sick time law! Oregonians showed up in force (several hundred folks filling five hearing rooms and the hallway!). We heard testimony from workers, employers, public health experts, community members, kids, local government officials, and more. And, of course, our… Read more »

Eugene Says Yes to Paid Sick Days!

Something BIG happened in Eugene last night, and we think you’ll be as elated as we are about it. After many months of discussion and community input, the Eugene City Council voted 5 to 3 to pass a paid sick days ordinance that will apply to every person who works in Eugene, starting July 1,… Read more »

Fall 2014 Newsletter

Now that we know we have some family-friendlier faces in our state legislature (which is excellent, excellent news), we’re looking ahead to the 2015 legislative session where we have the opportunity to partner with our legislators to pass some strong, family-friendly policies. Policies Oregon families desperately need – like paid sick time, equal pay for equal… Read more »