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  • Coronavirus: Survivors & the Workplace

    For some survivors of domestic violence, going to work or school can provide a safe haven and respite from the abuse experienced at home or in interpersonal and familial relationships. And the added stress of close quarters created by social distancing measures may indeed exacerbate violence experienced at home. Content Detail

    Workplaces Respond
  • Expanded Family and Medical Leave for Federal Employees

    Information about the expanded family and medical leave program that allows federal employees to take leave for a child's educational activities or medical appointments. Content Detail

    United States Office of Personnel Management
  • Family Medical Leave Act Fact Sheet

    Information on the Family Medical Leave Act and D.C. paid sick and safe leave. Content Detail

    Washington Lawyers' Committee Workers' Rights Clinic
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    Spanish / Español
  • General Information About the Family Medical Leave Act

    Frequently asked questions about the Family Medical Leave Act, including fact sheets. Content Detail

    United States Department of Labor
  • Health Insurance Plans and Health Benefits

    This web site contains information and fact sheets about (1) your rights to health care when you change jobs, (2) the health care rights of women, mothers, and newborns, (3) mental health benefits rights, (4) rights to know what your health care plan contains, (5) how your health plan benefits are affected by your employers' bankruptcy, and much more. Some of the information is in PDF format. Content Detail

    U.S. Department of Labor
  • Pregnancy Discrimination

    General information from the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission about discrimination based on pregnancy, including information on maternity leave and health insurance. Content Detail