Category Archives: Legislation

Legislative Luncheon in Camden

Rutgers community discussion on what’s going on in Trenton regarding issues that affect southern NJ, higher education, benefits, and other timely issues.

When: Tues., March 27 @ 12:00pm
Where: South ABC Conference Room, Camden Campus Center, 326 Penn Street, Camden Campus

Light refreshments served.
Please RSVP to Helen F. Pirrello
hpirrello@ura-aft.org / (732) 745‑0300

Rutgers Center for Woman and Work (CWW) report on the benefits of Paid Family Leave

Pay Matters: The Positive Economic Impacts of Paid Family Leave for Families, Businesses, and the Public” analyzes data from the National Longitudinal Survey of Youth, 1997 to 2009 and finds that women who take paid leave after a child’s birth report stronger labor force attachment and positive changes in wages in the year following a child’s birth, when compared to those who do not take any leave. The study also finds that women who take paid leave are less likely to receive public assistance and food stamps than those who do not take any leave. Click here to get a copy of the report.

The study was commissioned by the National Partnership for Women & Families, with support from the Rockefeller Foundation. Karen White, director of CWW’s Working Families program and URA Executive Board member, directed the research.
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