Janet Gornick

City University of New York

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Professor of political science and sociology at the Graduate Center, City University of New York

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In last night’s State of the Union Speech, President Obama called for state and federal legislation expanding paid sick and family leave for workers.

Obama Calls For Paid Family, Sick Leave

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