The drive kicked off when Senate Democrats announced that Senate leaders promised them a vote on the legislation.
The AFL-CIO has stepped forward to defend women's access to contraception, "regardless of where they work."
With business discrimination against pregnant female workers still widespread, the Service Employees contend one of the best ways to battle it is through collective bargaining and union contracts.
Over 400 union women came to the Coalition of Labor Union Women's 16th Biennial Convention in Orlando, September 7-10, to demand equality and to defend union rights. The women came from many different unions to speak in one voice for working women.
California's landmark Paid Family Leave (PFL) program has produced substantial "economic, social, and health" gains for workers and their families.