NPWF

AcronymDefinition
NPWFNational Partnership for Women and Families
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Let's take Seattle as an example - a local "front" organization is created (in Seattle, it is the Washington Family Leave Coalition), which then partners with a statewide progressive organization (the Economic Opportunity Institute) and is then back-stopped by a national organization (in this case, the NPWF).
Besides NPWF, other national organizations advocating PSL and facilitating activities on the ground include 9to5, the Center for American Progress and the Family Values at Work consortium.
But a group that supports the measure, the Washington-based National Partnership for Women and Families (NPWF)9, says most states are well positioned to offer such benefits to workers.
"The unemployment insurance (UI) system is in good shape," says Sandhya Subramanian, policy counsel for the NPWF. "A Department of Labor study of each state's UL trust fund found that over half were solvent enough to withstand a worst-case scenario, such as a long-term recession or even a depression."
The NPWF also says a study conducted by the bipartisan Family Leave Commission found that nearly two thirds of employees who needed but did not take family or medical leave cited lost wages as a reason.
Let's take Seattle as an example -- a local "front" organization is created (in Seattle, it is the Washington Family Leave Coalition), which then partners with a statewide progressive organization (the Economic Opportunity Institute) and is then back-stopped by a national organization (in this case, the NPWF).