The best jobs engage their employees in meaningful work they can be proud of, recognize workers and their achievements, and encourage a sense of belonging to the workplace and workforce. […]
Join us in celebrating some major victories from the Illinois 2021 legislative session that were the direct result of tireless (virtual) advocacy our partners, our legislative champions, and the Women Employed team.
No one should have to choose between their health—or even their life—and their livelihood. Yet 1.5 million Illinoisans lack the right to a single paid sick day. Take a few […]
Learn more about the Chicago and Cook County earned sick time ordinances.
This document is a sample Parental Leave Policy outlining a minimum standard that employers can use to craft their own.
This fact sheet provides information on the Healthy Workplace Act, a bill that would allow Illinois workers to earn up to five paid sick days per year.
Moving Forward, Together. In a tumultuous year for our country, we have forged ahead to ensure all women can access fair workplaces, quality jobs, and education and training leading to […]
This is How Change Happens. It’s never a straight line. Advocacy campaigns are long battles with many twists and turns. New discoveries, barriers, and tactics emerge. Over four decades, Women […]