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Solid Footing: Reinforcing the Early Care and Education Economy for Infants and Toddlers in DC


The District of Columbia (DC) is a vibrant, diverse, financially stable city that has become one of the most expensive places to live in the nation. It also ranks among the five major U.S. cities with the greatest income inequality. Because of this economic divide, the District struggles to create equity among its population, particularly […]


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July 22nd, 2016
Council Chooses to Take Time To Get Paid Family Leave and Fair Scheduling Bills Right
Ilana Boivie

The DC Council decided to hold off voting on two important pieces of legislation, the Universal Paid Leave Act of 2015 (UPLA) and the Hours and Scheduling Stability Act of 2015, until this fall, after its recess. While this is unfortunate news, considering that District workers strongly need family leave and fair scheduling, it reflected […]

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